Tag Archives: environment

New Chicken Coop
New Chicken Coop
Garden Irrigation Project
Garden Irrigation Project
Home Cheep Home
Home Cheep Home
Landscaping Project
Landscaping Project
I Bought A Cow
I challenge anyone to watch the documentary Food, Inc. and not be influenced to make at least a few changes in the way you eat. More than likely, [...]
I Speak For The Trees
[continued from Part 1] After meeting with the contractor that Ameren dispatched to walk my property line and mark trees, he invited me to walk the line [...]
I Am The Lorax
I am not a fan of Ameren. Ever since I spent seven days without electricity in the throes of a St. Louis summer, there is very little that company can do [...]
Stop Draggin’ My Car Around
Last year I wrote about the state of the electric car market, so I wanted to revisit the topic and provide an update. I’m still planning to buy an [...]
Garden 2.0
Garden 2.0
Handy Storage For Christmas Lights
Handy Storage For Christmas Lights
The Oil
I can’t let these 30 days go by without saying something about the story that has everyone talking. Everyone has their own theories about how to [...]
Electric Cars Still Coming
A year ago I wrote about the electric car from Zenn Motors that was on the verge of becoming a reality. A year later, it doesn’t appear to be any [...]
First Harvest
We had our first salad the other night from our garden and it was great. I can’t wait for all of the other crops — peas, carrots, and even [...]
Happy Earth Day!
Yeah, I know I’m a week late, but I had to post an update on our square foot garden. My wife did a great job getting all of our crops planted and now [...]
Square Foot Gardening
We picked up Mel Bartholomew’s Square Foot Gardening book last year with the intent of planting a small vegetable garden, but never got around to [...]
An Inconvenient Purpose
A few years ago some folks started asking the question, What Would Jesus Drive? I’m not sure how seriously the question was supposed to be taken, as [...]
Green vs Green
If you want to “go green” for environmental reasons, that’s great. If you want to do it for financial reasons, that’s great too, [...]
Envirocycle Compost Bin
Since we’ve been talking about planting a garden for quite a while now, my Earth Day gift to myself this year was a new compost bin from Envirocycle. [...]
The Electric Car Cometh, Maybe
I’ve written about electric cars before, but for a while now I’ve been following what I consider to be the most promising entry into this [...]
Free Energy
Last summer when I wrote about our solar water heater installation, I was anxious to see how it would function during the winter. As an example, right now [...]
Virgin Mobile Kyocera Wildcard
As I wrote about earlier this year, my old phone had developed some kind of malignant growth on its display, and it was only a matter of time before it [...]
Solatube Solar Attic Vents
Back in July, I wrote about having a solar water heater installed. About the same time, I also had solar-powered attic vents installed by an outfit called [...]
Some Like It Hot
As I mentioned last month, we planned to install a solar water heater in our home this year. That plan has come to fruition. Installation was finalized [...]
Going Solar
As I mentioned previously, I was considering installing a photovoltaic system this year to offset some of our home energy costs. But the PV systems are [...]