Monthly Archives: December 2005

Gateway Drug

I’m not really into cars or trucks. I never would have bought the Dodge out of some guy’s yard had I not had Rachel’s backup and mechanical support.

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SUSTAINABLE BIODIESEL SUMMIT

BIODIESEL COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2006 CONFERENCE…. February 3rd – 5th 2006 San Diego Inn Suites San Diego (Dec 22, 2006) – The Biodiesel Council of California is hosting the 3rd annual grassroots biodiesel event in San Diego, California. This … Continue reading

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Ecology of Commerce

Sitting at the gate at RDU airport, I’m about to begin Micheal Ruppert’s Crossing the Rubicon; The Decline of the American Empire at the end of the Age of Oil.

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Solar Power Coming Into its Own

DURHAM — A half-price sale on solar energy collectors begins Jan. 1 for North Carolina residents. But you’d better hurry, because supplies are limited and the sale ends in just two years.

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Christmas Eve

I have two boys who still believe in Santa Claus. Age 7 and 9. It’s painful. At the heart of their argument is, “Who else could the presents come from? They would never come from you….”

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Incremental Steps

Our 2K grid-tied solar array is ready to go. It’s been permitted by Chatham Government, tied in by Central Electric, wired up by Honey Electric, and it’s all ready to push some renewable electrons onto the grid.

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Biodiesel In Gainesville Workshop Series

Biodiesel Fuel Workshop Series January 11th and 12th, 2006 Wednesday, January 11th, 2006 Biodiesel Basics Lecture and How To Make Biodiesel Demo Time: 9 AM & 12 noon Place: Santa Fe Community College Auditorium Hosted by: Department of Natural Sciences, … Continue reading

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Cold Flow Begone

If winter is a sledge hammer to the B100 Community, we have just put up an anvil in response.

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Trip to Guatemala

We spent last week in the sunshine of Antigua, Guatemala, where if you go birding at first light you can sometimes see your breath, and where you will want to have on shorts by noon, and where you can forgo … Continue reading

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Guatemala Bound

The wood shed is full of wood. The house sitter/dog caretaker is booked. The well pump is fixed. The homework is under way. Time to leave for Guatemala.

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