Category Archives: Working Together

What it takes to get a 100 Year Water Supply (One Towns Journey)!

Payson, Arizona is a town of 15,000 people that is located in the middle of nowhere. Payson Arizona was settled in the late 1800’s by Ranchers and Miners.  These men and women recognized the wealth of natural resources located in … Continue reading

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Needed – One Billionaire to Fund a Plastic Cleanup

Plastics are found everywhere! I know I’ve gone on about it in many past blogs.  Does that mean I don’t use plastic products? No… Does that mean we should change the way we use and dispose of plastics?  Yes… I … Continue reading

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What is the significance of Typhoon Haiyan?

It was only last week when Typhoon Haiyan (Locally called Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines. This typhoon was bringing with it sustained winds of 195 mph with gusts to 235 mph.  Weather researchers and meteorologists around the world … Continue reading

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Does Buy Local – Mean- Buy Made in the USA?

Of Course it Does! The problem is many of the products we purchase are no longer made in the US of A.  What products are made here and where can we find them is the big question.  So lets delve … Continue reading

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Buying Local Is Fun (Or How to Stimulate your Local Economy!)

What if most people in your small town went to the next larger city to  purchase things because they thought it was cheaper! That sounds familiar for a lot of small Towns and Cities in Arizona as well as many … Continue reading

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AZ Gives – How can we help Habitat for Humanity?

There are lots of different ways…This one involves Donating money! Habitat for Humanity in Payson Arizona is in the midst of a fundraising campaign.    One of  Habitat’s goals is to help build strong communities.  This goal is shared by TTP! … Continue reading

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Grow Food in All Open Spaces!

There is a movement that we must be aware of… In the light of foods being mass produced, dependent upon fossil fuel based fertilizers, pesticides that keep the bugs away and plastic residues that are infused in all that we … Continue reading

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What you hear about New Jersey is true! I’ve been deployed here for three weeks working on Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.  I am appalled by the traffic in North Jersey.  Coming from Arizona, I can’t get over the industrialization and … Continue reading

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