Monthly Archives: November 2003

Duck Hunting

I spent the weekend duck hunting down on the Pamlico Sound. It was a fantastic fall weekend, with bright sunrises and long warm days that had us taking our shirts off and had the kids swimming. It was unusual for … Continue reading

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Rocket Fuel

I drive a 1992 Dodge pickup that was converted to run on straight vegetable oil by the biofuels class at Central Carolina Community College in the winter of 2003. It’s a loud, old, inefficient pig that was once used for … Continue reading

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Regulatory Swamp/Kim Kristoff

It appears that Piedmont Biofuels will soon be moving out of Summer Shop. Summer Shop is a sentimental and magical place for me. It’s a place that was recovered from poison ivy and garbage. At its heart is an old … Continue reading

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Green Coal

It’s funny. I lost my Social Security Card years ago. But in order to get paid by Central Carolina Community College, I need to present the genuine article. Down I go to the Social Security Administration office in Sanford, with … Continue reading

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Rendering Plant Shopping

10/29/03 Today Scott Rowe and I journeyed to Fayetteville to buy some grease from a rendering facility. Veggie Oil shopping spree, really. What a trip. We started the day by running over to Stacey’s to tell the septic system guys … Continue reading

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