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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 60 October 2008 
INSIDE THIS EDITION
  • Greetings from the Editor
  •  by Carol Hall
  • Pandora Free Music 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • Why Go Green?
  •  by Rebecca Sheridan
  • Movie Review 
  • by KJ Newby
  • Meat and Greenhouse Gas
  •  by Michelle Mook
  • Green Means Less Waste 
  • by Gena Bybee
  • WordFind Puzzle
  •  by BMI Staff
  • Crossword 
  • by BMI Staff
  • Kids are Green Too!
  •  by Rochelle Helms
  • Email Scams 
  • by Matt Stephens
  • The City of Greenburg
  •  by Mike Rochelle
  • Green Thoughts  
  • by Tony Abrego
  • LightScribe
  •  by Victor Luna
  • PictureFind 
  • by BMI Staff
  • Kudos
  •  by Matt Stephens
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    Greetings from the Editor
    by Carol Hall

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    Greetings to all and a Happy October! Fall is upon us and the air is becoming crisp. 

    This month The On Ramp features a theme of GOING GREEN.  It is something that we hear more and more about everyday, and everyone has there own opinion on "Global Warming".   I am sure you will enjoy the articles, information and links included below, and find them helpful.

    I hope you enjoy this edition of The On Ramp, and as always, I welcome your comments and additions to the newsletter! Please email me at editor@bmi.net


    Why Go Green?
    by Rebecca Sheridan

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    A few months ago I took an environmental science class. While taking this class my eyes were opened. Whenever I heard "going green" I never really thought much about it. Going green did not fit in with my list of priorities. 

         As the weeks in the class progressed I started to see the reality of the da... - CONTINUED


    Meat and Greenhouse Gas
    by Michelle Mook

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         Many people are sensitive about attacks on their favorite foods - and rightfully so, but most of us agree that it is okay to keep our meat intake to a modest level for health reasons.

         But now it seems skipping that cheeseburger might help reduce greenhouse ... - CONTINUED


    WordFind Puzzle
    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations Kathleen H. of La Granda, OR for winning the drawing for the September 2008 Wordfind! They received a $25.00 credit on their BMI account! Go to October Wordfind.

    Kids are Green Too!
    by Rochelle Helms

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       This month is a great topic for me! 

         My son is now in junior high and is a very environmentally conscious pre-teen. So, we are recycling. We are teaching each other what we can do to reduce, re-use and recycle.

    Here are some helpful hints to g... - CONTINUED


    The City of Greenburg
    by Mike Rochelle

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    Greensburg, Kansas has an interesting and lively history.

    It also sports the fame of having the Worlds Largest Hand Dug Well.

    More recently, however, Greensburg's fame came on... - CONTINUED


    LightScribe
    by Victor Luna

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    Lightscribe is a new technology that uses a special disk drive and special media that burns a "label" directly onto the CD or DVD. Since it's lasered into the CD or DVD, rather than printed on paper, there is no ink smudging or peeling.

    It does r... - CONTINUED


    Kudos
    by Matt Stephens

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    "Erich, Thank you for your assistance in clearing up this problem. I'm sorry to be such a nuisance. The continued help from the people at BMI is sincerely appreciated. Thank you,"
    -Al P., Umatilla, OR
    (Editors note: Al, you are not a nuisance in any way. We enjoy being able to help our customers a...
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    Pandora Free Music
    by Ruben Bybee

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    While surfing this week, I stumbled upon a very nice FREE streaming music site (pandora.com) that lets you create your own music stations. These stations are created automatically when you enter a group or song name. It picks music similar to the song or grou... - CONTINUED


    Movie Review
    by KJ Newby

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     An Inconvenient Truth

         Director Davis Guggenheim eloquently weaves the science of global warming with Mr. Gore's personal history and lifelong commitment to reversing the effects of global climate change.

         A longtime advocate for ... - CONTINUED


    Green Means Less Waste by Gena Bybee

    Here are some great recipes for using up leftovers...Less waste makes for More GREEN!

    Leftover Baked Potato Soup

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    Crossword
    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations to Gary And Elodie C of Joseph, OR for winning the drawing for the September 2008 Crossword! He received a $25.00 credit on his BMI account! Go to October crossword


    Email Scams
    by Matt Stephens

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    Hello to everyone! If you never read any of my articles, this would be the one to read. It's about a problem that nearly everyone has encountered, and will give you useful information on how to save yourself time and money.

    Over the past few months there have been several emails sent out to our cus... - CONTINUED


    Green Thoughts
    by Tony Abrego

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         In today's global market place people are looking to go green for many reasons. Some are worried about global warming. Others are worried about contamination and the effects of it.  Yet others are worried about the economy and the price we have to pay for consuming fuel.

       &nbs... - CONTINUED


    PictureFind
    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations to Joyce S. of Buckley, WA for winning the drawing for the September 2008 Picturefind! Jan received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account! Go to October picturefind.

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