I’m sorry to have been absent from the blog for too long. Last week we celebrated not only Thanksgiving, but my birthday. I mention this because, with Facebook, it seems everyone knew it was my birthday. I kept running into people who wished me a happy birthday and I’d think, “How did they know?” until … More Freedom
There has been a lot of rewriting of the classics going on in recent years. I enjoy reading these new interpretations. Recently I had an idea myself along those lines and have almost finished a first draft of, in this case, The Wizard of Oz from a different point of view. This is not an … More Rewriting the classics
The fliers about the compost workshop I’m teaching on November 13 went out this past week in the Green Waste “curbsider” and Ana Maria Revelo at the county received an overwhelming response (over 200 phone calls). I’m glad there is such an interest and wish it were possible to put on more workshops. Without any … More Water and waste
This You-Tube video was forwarded to me by a friend. A Japanese scientist has developed a portable machine to convert plastic trash into usable oil or kerosene. It looks like a great idea. It can be used anywhere, but in third world countries where people have no adequate means to dispose of plastic waste, converting … More Plastic waste to oil
Tomorrow being election day, I’m putting in my plug to remind you all to vote. I think there are some pretty big issues involved. One is Measure 21, here in California, to fund our state parks for only $18 a year added to motor vehicle registration, and California residents will be able to visit the … More Vote!