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Episode 184: As our population changes, how will energy use change?

Kelly Klima, a research scientist of Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering and Public Policy Department, discusses how energy use changes with  a change in population. 274 more words

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Hope Fellowship

I saw a photo of Hope Fellowship Church in Alachua County, Florida and it was in pretty bad shape, but photogenic as a result.  By the time I was able to photograph it there had been a lot of improvements and I didn’t think I had the right place.   13 more words


Time to start Garden planning!

You may be thinking, “Garden planning in winter??” And to that, I say, YES!

You really need to start planning well in advance. Farmers are always *on* with their crops and rotations. 469 more words

The Big Blow

Greeting loyal readers and fellow maremmas.  Now as you all know it is supposed to be summer here in sunny New Zealand, therefore, hot, sunny and warm.  153 more words

briansmaller reblogged this on The Woolshed Wargamer and commented:

Our only damage from the weather bomb that swept up the country today. Free firewood indeed.

The parachute isn't opening

This week, Josh Stearn’s writes on MediaShift about a concept that is absolutely radical: Cooperation.

In the wake of our recent presidential election, pundits have suggested the fundamental lesson is that media and people on the coast failed to understand the folks in the flyover states. 171 more words


Thursday Doors - 19 January 2017

The horse float door

I spotted this door while out walking recently.  Our little town (Tumbarumba) is quite a horsey place and at the time there was a week long pony club camp happening with youngsters and horses everywhere.   216 more words