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State Work Group on Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment to Meet May 8

The Built Environment Efficiency Working Group (BEEWG) is an interagency group focused on implementing the directives in Executive Order 17-20, Accelerating Efficiency in Oregon’s Built Environment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Address Climate Change. 132 more words

Energy In Oregon

Savoring the Last Bits of Winter—1

April 24, 2018

As I write this—on April 23, the day before you may read it—it is a glorious spring day in Oberlin: sunshine and an unbelievable 73 degrees. 88 more words


Grim's Dyke: The Real Baldry Court?

Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier was first published in the February and March 1918 numbers of The Century magazine. This was one of the first modernist novels to portray a shell-shocked soldier of the First World War and to consider the impact of his return home on the domestic lives of family members. 895 more words

Rebecca West

Rolling Stairs Gather No Moss

April 23, 2018

But apparently stationary ones do. See the third photo for context. Click on the image to see a higher-quality file.



Drawing Outdoors

LIAS tutor Paul Gatensby talks about drawing outdoors.

It’s a well-known fact that the British are obsessed with the weather so you may like to know that I’m writing this on the first truly warm and glorious day of 2018! 207 more words

Reflections on teaching about and in Berlin (Part 2/2)

Image: Group photo at Treptower Park’s Soviet War Memorial

Two months after the lecture on Berlin, we went to the city itself. The arrival day was marked by extremes. 2,845 more words

Thoughts On Matter

Reflections on teaching about and in Berlin (Part 1/2)

Image: Protester in front of the Palace of the Republic “Why another palace?”

When I started my new job I was neither expecting to be on strike and ‘action short of a strike’ for months (we’re apparently off strike now, so Mutable Matter is back!), nor was I expecting that my first lecture would be on imperial Germany. 2,529 more words

Thoughts On Matter