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Carrie Sturrock
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Carrie Sturrock is company storyteller for Indow Windows, a cleantech start-up in Portland, Oregon.

Previously, she was a staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle; the Contra Costa Times in Walnut Creek, California; The Charlotte Observer in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Concord Monitor in Concord, New Hampshire. She also freelanced sustainability stories and a column for The Oregonian.

She lives in Portland with her husband and two daughters in a house dwarfed by two Douglas Fir trees.

Entries by Carrie Sturrock

Four Sure-Fire Ways to Build Community and Create Happiness (Portland Style)

(2) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 10:26 AM

Happiness stems from the quality of our relationships, not the quantity amassed on the Internet. A huge Facebook community delivers plenty of scenes of domestic bliss, exclusive mountain vistas and the occasional "I-just-published-a-highly-acclaimed-book-and-so-here-I-am-on-a-floating-cabana-in-the-Caribbean" post.

While keeping abreast of classmates and friends in faraway places in carefully crafted, real-time technicolor...

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How to Fire Up: Get Uncomfortable and Go to Sleep

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Chronic sleep deprivation had been a long-time companion. Sleep? What a waste. All through college and my first real job at a small New Hampshire newspaper I thought like that: filing my articles late before parking it at a bar with colleagues and waking at dawn on weekends, bleary-eyed, to...

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