Garden Coming In

Sorry, no photos this time. We just got back in from a birthday trip to Disney for my nephew and while my wife napped I decided to check the garden quickly. Let me provide some background first. The fall planting was one of the biggest I’ve done in a while. As always, it was rushed…

Book Hiatus Allowance, Walden

In what will appear to many to be a first crack in the armor, I need to take a small step back in the non-reading reading plan. I need to make an allowance for myself. I just received and am going to allow myself the pleasure of reading Thoreau’s Walden. I have read a lot…

Solar Projects

I wanted to put out feelers to any who have experience.  I’m looking to start a couple small solar power projects around the home just to get a little more familiar with the comings and goings of things. I would be really interested in any recommendations you have for small projects.  Almost anything is fair…

The Year to Come

Lately I have been walking around feeling like half of a nursery rhyme. “I’m a little teapot, short and stout…”. I have so much running around in my head these days I feel at times like I’m going to pop, and the fact that yes, I am stout. Stout plus. Stoutapottamus. Stoutasaurus-Rex. Stoutus Maximus. It’s…