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The Easy Road to Success: Farming?

Warning: This post is like a French film, the ending is not a happy one. When I first moved to Fort Collins I met a Mechanical Engineer that used to work in Oil and Gas Exploration, that was starting an … Continue reading

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Hey kids, don’t act like a grownup!

“The process engages all the hidden forces of economic law on the side of destruction, and does it in a manner which not one man in a million is able to diagnose.” – John Maynard Keynes This post is about … Continue reading

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Exploring A Little Piece of Route 66 History

I’ve recently been thinking about New Mexico history and how quickly things have changed in the last fifty years.  We’ve lived here for over 20 years now, and it’s amazing how it’s changed in just that short time.   So … Continue reading

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A Little Solder Keeps an Old E320 Running

Living the good life means helping things last longer. It feels good to keep something from having to be replaced, plus it’s good for the environment given the resources necessary to make something big like a car. Last weekend it … Continue reading

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Great Photos from Apple’s Early Days

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This article from the SF Gate gives us a peek into the early days at Apple. A picture is worth a thousand words.

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Learn by teaching, even when it’s uncomfortable.

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If you need another reason to go speak at your local WordCamp or Meetup Group, try this one on for size: do it to learn something new. I stumbled across this article from 2011 where Annie…

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Simpler is Better with Solar

Our home is continually evolving in it’s energy efficiency, not by itself though.  Thankfully for it, I’m always looking for ways to reduce our dependence on natural gas and electricity by making as much use of the sun’s energy as … Continue reading

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