Monthly Archives: August 2004

The Giants of Asheville

At the Biofuels to Biomass conference a young guy named Brian stopped by the booth and seemed keen and excited. I don’t know how tall he is, but I have no choice but to “look up” if I want to … Continue reading

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Southeast Energy and Evironment Expo

I spent part of the weekend in Asheville, North Carolina, at Ryan Doyle’s SEE Expo, and I must confess it was an astonishing event. Rachel had asked me to present on the “Policy Layer” of biofuels. Now that HB1636 has … Continue reading

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Trash Trailer

Today was a good day for the local movement. I had spent the weekend combing these woods for a trailer suitable for our creation of the Clean Technology Demonstration Unit. We need a better name than that. It’s supposed to … Continue reading

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The Place is Hopping

Rachel asked me to check the answering machine after dropping the boys off at school. I did that, and started responding to the nine current messages. I looked around. I knew that I needed some Grade 8 bolts for A-Frame … Continue reading

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Vivek’s Visit

Anyone who has read “Battle of the Titans,” remembers a great swirling conversation between Kumar, Girl Mark, myself, and Vivek. I was sort of the “Ann Landers” of the debate, and Vivek was more like the “Sugar Ray Leonard.” He … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Full

I returned from a week on Topsail Island, unloaded bikes and kayaks and sandy towels and jumped in the Dodge to drive to a board meeting of Carolina Biodiesel Industries, forty minutes away. I know that I am running on … Continue reading

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Last Day of Summer

We sort of measure our summers by when Kaitlin comes and goes. The boys and I will be languishing on the front porch on a dog day in June, and we’ll get fired up because “Kaitlin is coming tomorrowóit’s the … Continue reading

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