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" 12 The Julian News ' EARTH the NatureConservancy, WWF, firms that sell sustainable wares. ,' Defenders of Wildlife and the No doubt it feels good to ,, Whale Museum. go green over the holidays, " If not spending money is a given the excess we typically f: I,"TALK priority this holiday season, you associate with gift-giving. And ข, can make artwork or functional given the poor state of the P items out of leftover materials economy, it makes sense to ii ,,,, ,,,- otherwise headed for the trash give gifts that will last, whether ,, ฐ canorrecyclingbin. Handmade theyinvolvefurtheringimportant 'J, gifts in any form are always environmental work or providing , appreciated and will likely be items that haven't caused p' ,: make my holiday gifts matter this cherished for much longer than unnecessary environmental P ,, year. Where can I find ideas for t; green gifts? o -- Mary Baumgartner, via e-mail t The holidays are a great time of year to share your enthusiasm for protecting the environment with family and friends. One meaningful gift--a fashion- forward t-shirt from Rain Tees-- can help fight environmental destruction far away while raising awareness here at home. Every ,P ., Rain Tee is hand-made in the U.S. from eco-friendly fabrics and '# : features original artwork created by children living in countries , facing rampant deforestation. For every t-shirt the company '.i sells, proceeds help the cause , and Rain Tees' charity partner, Trees for the Future, will plant a tree in a critically endangered part of the world. Another way to link your gifting ,' and philanthropic tendencies ,,. is to donate to the Paradigm " Project to help purchase clean burning stoves for poor families i in Africa. Your donation goes , toward reducing deforestation ' and respiratory disease in a '; developing country, and the ,: Paradigm Project will send you a unique holiday ornament in ,, exchange. ,,. Many other non-profits also provide holiday season incentives to donate to their causes in the , name of a friend or loved one. i To wit, the NRDC's Green Gifts ii website offers dozens of gift , opportunities related to various ", campaigns the organization is (conducting around the world. ', By donating through the Green ',i Gifts program, you and your 'i gift recipient can help defend i, polar bears, protect clean water, " revive rainforests or promote ,: ,' renewable energy, among other ,, options. Similar land and species ' "adoption" programs that can be ,, leveraged as holiday gifts are d ; available from groups such as li anything store-bought, destruction in their manufacture But if making your own and that won't break down once presents isn't your thing, a wide the holidays are over. range of green gifts, large and CONTACTS: Rain Tees, www. small, can be found online. Some raintees.com; Paradigm Project, A wide range of green gifts can be obtained from nonprofit organizations that use the proceeds to fund important work and from green companies, easily found online, that sell recycled, recyclable or otherwise sustainably sourced and produced merchandise. Pictured: Organic Bug's Tree of Life recycled metal folk art. companies that specialize in fairly traded, sustainably sourced gift-worthy items include The Hunger Site Store, Branch, Low Impact Living, BGreen Apparel, A Greener Kitchen, Green Heart and Organic Bug, among many others. And once you've completed your green shopping, wrap up your gifts in the festive designs of Earth Presents, which sells 100 percent recycled/ recyclable gift wraps. For still more ideas on where to source that perfect green gift, check out the website of the non-profit Green America, which provides links on its website to dozens of credit: Organic Bug www.theparadigmproject.org; NRDC Green Gifts, www.nrdcgreengifts. org, Nature Conservancy's Holiday Giving, support.nature.org/site/Pag eServer?pagename=holidaygiving_ xx_hgg; WWF Gift Center, www. worldwildlife.org/gift-center/; Whale Museum's Orca Adoption Program, www. whale-museum, org/programs/ orcadoption/orcadoption.html; Green America, www.greenamerica. org. EarthTalkฎ is written and edited by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss and is a registered trademark of E - The Environmental Magazine ( www.emagazine.com). Send questions to: earthtalk@emagazine. com. Subscribe: www.emagazine. corn/subscribe. Free Trial Issue: www.emagazine.com/triaL November 23, 2011 Fine Free Fridays -"e'ข]o orts been the youngest? continued from page 7 5. Before Boston's Tim Thomas had 798 in 2011, which NHL before the due date can save goalie had recorded the most you on overdue fines. Except for saves in one postseason? Reader's and Viewer's Express I 6. When Abby Wambach set and the Hot Right Now (HRN) L, the record in 2011 for most career items, most items without holds goals by a U.S. women's soccer pending for another customer player in World Cup action, can be renewed many times, whose mark did she break? Items that are on hold for 7. Julie Krone was the first others and items that are Billed female jockey to win a Triple are not eligible for renewal. Also, non-County owned materials (special loans) are limited in the number of times they can be renewed and are not part of the Fine Free Friday program. Renew any time - 24/7 - Online at: www.sdcl.org or by phone: (858) 514-4765. You may also call your local branch during open hours to have your items renewed. You will need to have your library card and PIN number to renew online. Remember, all initial checkout periods are free! For your information, fines for children's books are 10 cents per day, Young Adult (YA) and Adult books and CDs are 25 cents per day. DVD fines are $1.00 per day. Fines have a maximum of $10.00 per item. We are happy to accept your fines so we can continue to offer these free services to you, but we know in these economic times you may need a break! If you have any questions, please contact the Julian branch at 760-765-0370. 1. True or false: In 1970, Major League Baseball had four no- hitters -- all pitched in California. Crown horse race. Which one was it? answers on page 14 2. Name the first year and last year that Philadelphia's Steve Carlton led the National League in strikeouts. 3. Four Stanford quarterbacks have won the Sammy Baugh trophy as the top college passer. I" "Lmt,j I. Name two of them. I LUMBER & SUPPLY CO. I 4. In the 2009-10 season, I 532 'B' Street I Kevin Durant became the Ramona youngest scoring champion in NBA history (age 21). Who had 760 789 0240 Helix Class Of "59 Makes A Birthday Pilgrimage To Julian Tea and Cottage Arts Pictured front L-R: Rosalie Bowers, Barbara Brady, Liuba Lure•ok, Pam Kelly back row L-R Sue Thompson, Judy Prichard, Colleen Baker, Phyllis Comer, Carol Piner Helix High School's Class of '59 enjoyed a day in Julian with two celebrating their 70th birthday at the Julian Cottage Tea House. After lunch, they did their best to stimulate Julian's economy and went to the library to see fellow classmate's daughter, Julian's Librarian, Colleen Baker. Colleen was invited to the tea as a stand in for her mother, Joyce (Reese) Craig, who was also a member of the Class of 59. Several Julian residents and former Helix High Alum also popped in to visit. 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