Monthly Archives: January 2006

Reactor Strike

I don’t tend to blog about the bad days. When I knock the back windshield out of the Dodge with a piece of pipe, and end up stuck at the side of the road, it tends to be “off blog.”

Posted in Energy Blog, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Piedmont Biofuels Ships Biodiesel Blend

For the first time since opening its B100 fuel terminal in Pittsboro, Piedmont Biofuels had its first ever petroleum hauler stop by for a fill.

Posted in News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Piedmont Biofuels Ships Biodiesel Blend

Board Meeting

We had a strange and wonderful board meeting at Summer Shop yesterday in which we punched out a mountain of the coop’s business.

Posted in Coop Board Meetings, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Brush Piles

I’ve maintained a brush pile for the past fifteen years. Brush piles provide habitat for birds, rabbits, turtles, mice, snakes, possums, foxes-you name the species-they gravitate toward brush piles.

Posted in Energy Blog, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

B100 Community Conversation

75 people showed up at CCCC last night for a discussion panel on biodiesel in North Carolina. We were on the eve of a Girl Mark reactor design build workshop, which we decided to kickoff with this conversation.

Posted in Energy Blog, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Quail Ridge Reading

We are just returning from a remarkable evening in Raleigh at Quail Ridge Books And Music. It was my sixth public reading from Biodiesel Power, and by far the most rewarding.

Posted in Energy Blog, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What the Bleep

Many people are familiar with “What the Bleep Do we Know?” the movie. Many others are regular subscribers to The Bleeping Herald, their newsletter. Cate Montana is a writer for the Bleeping Herald, and she managed to get the story … Continue reading

Posted in News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on What the Bleep

N.C. Zoo known for environmental efforts

ASHEBORO- It’s just a 50-gallon tank with tubes snaking here and there. But the metal contraption, a biodiesel processor, is a symbol of just how “green” the N.C. Zoo has become.

Posted in News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on N.C. Zoo known for environmental efforts

Cleaning up Dinner

We have a simple rule in our household that contributes nicely to domestic harmony: Whoever extends the invitation cooks and cleans.

Posted in Energy Blog, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Floating to Fayetteville

Creampuff survived her first car show much better than I did. I’m going to have to grill Diaz and Rachel so that I can answer questions about this car.

Posted in Energy Blog, Uncategorized | Leave a comment