Hooray for LED Lights!!

Browsing the lighting aisle in Home Depot about a month ago, I uncovered an exciting new light bulb. Well, not new, LED (light emitting diode) technology has been around more than 50 years, and three scientists where just honored with the Nobel Prize in Physics for their development of the blue LED technology in 1993. (The blue was needed the create white light and that was an enormous… Continue reading | 1 Comment

It’s Not Rocket Science to Change a Lightbulb

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I’m buying a new house and the current homeowner gave me a grid of their electric bills for the year. I couldn’t wrap my brain around why their electric bill was so high, until we started poking around the house. First, all of the light bulbs are incandescent bulbs. “(Gasp) Do people still use

Straw Bale Worm Composting

Description unavailableWorms are industrious, tireless workers. Did you know worms never sleep?  They eat our garbage and turn it into productive soil. Worms can be kept in a small bin with no odor in an apartment or small space. They are part of the solution to our collective nature deficit disorder. … Continue reading

Food for Thought: A Brunch with Joel Salatin

UntitledYesterday was the 5th of May, Cinco de Mayo, a big celebration in Northern New Mexico, as you can imagine.

It was also the 350.org ‘s Connect the Dots event with actions going on worldwide like this one of firefighters in the Santa Fe Forest remembering the largest wildfire in New Mexico history that was… Continue reading

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