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Month: December 2008

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O Tannenbaum + 1% For the Planet Auction

O Tannenbaum + 1% For the Planet Auction

Dec 16, 2008 December 16, 2008

We have a two-for-one special today on TCL. First up is the Dirtbag Diaries holiday podcast. Host Fitz Cahall sets the stage (Clark Griswold would be proud Fitz): Warning: This episode contains radio nudity and Christmas carols. Christmas trees are a massive business. Americans spent $2.5 billion… Read More

Time Running Out to Save Utah Treasures

Time Running Out to Save Utah Treasures

Dec 15, 2008 December 15, 2008

December 19th is quickly approaching, and with it, the fate of vast tracts of Utah’s stunning red-rock wilderness. This is the scheduled date for an upcoming Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public lands auction, in which approximately 270,000+ acres will be sold to the highest bidder for oil and/or natural… Read More

A Moment of Silence

A Moment of Silence

Dec 12, 2008 December 12, 2008

One year ago today, everyone at Patagonia was shocked by the sudden death of our dear friend and co-worker Kenny Harbaugh. Two weeks later, Brian Fritz, another beloved colleague, left us all too soon. We’re having a moment of silence today at 11am (PST) in remembrance of these… Read More

My Footprint – Ode to a Dead Volvo

My Footprint – Ode to a Dead Volvo

Dec 9, 2008 December 9, 2008

A new citizen is emerging. That citizen is engaged, concerned, and most of all, confident; confident in his or her choice as a consumer, confident in his or her power as an employee, confident that change is possible. The Footprint Chronicles were developed to document the changes we’re… Read More

Dear Winter, Please Show Up

Dear Winter, Please Show Up

Dec 8, 2008 December 8, 2008

Just about a month ago, a gentleman named Carson Bennett made this simple statement: "I’m snow hungry." The pronouncement opened his essay for the online mountain-news source For most of us, little has changed since Mr. Bennett starkly observed that, "[a]s I write this, nothing but sun… Read More

The Winner of the Hand Cut DVD is …

The Winner of the Hand Cut DVD is …

Dec 5, 2008 December 5, 2008

Bootleggin’ Peggin’! The Random Clock Time Generator reached into the void and pulled out the time of 16:16 (4:16 PM) — Bootleggin’ Peggin’s comment was posted at the auspicious time of 4:10 PM. Congratulations! Screen-grabs are enclosed for posterity. Bonus prizes: We just scored two copies of the… Read More

My Footprint – All That Rots

My Footprint – All That Rots

By Jim Little   |   Dec 5, 2008 December 5, 2008

A new citizen is emerging. That citizen is engaged, concerned, and most of all, confident; confident in his or her choice as a consumer, confident in his or her power as an employee, confident that change is possible. The Footprint Chronicles were developed to document the changes we’re… Read More

Sock Testing with Ultra Long-Distance Walker Gregor Sieböck

Sock Testing with Ultra Long-Distance Walker Gregor Sieböck

Dec 1, 2008 December 1, 2008

Earlier this year, I was introduced via email to Austrian ultra long-distance walker, Gregor Sieböck. An interesting individual, an even more interesting pursuit; what exactly is ultra long-distance walking? I came to discover that it’s not a competitive sport, but more a way of life for Gregor and a… Read More

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