Monthly Archives: November 2014

Growth, Death, and Survival

Homo sapiens may very well be the first species that must learn to live on Earth.  It appears as though every other species that came before us, or exists today, has a population limited by available food supply or other

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Posted in Organized Entropy Expansion, Personal, Philosophy

Yet Another Change Of Course

I want to talk about overunity.  Anyone that has looked around this blog knows that I have a special place in my heart for refrigeration, “heat pumps” more generally speaking.  Vapor compression systems have fascinated me for years.  It has

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Posted in Dehumidifiers, Dwelling, Hot Water, Philosophy, Refrigeration, The Squatch

Acceptance and Adaptation

Human activities of the last 10,000 years have made irreversible changes to the landscape of the Earth, to the waters, the air, and the biodiversity of life.  This much is not up for debate; marshes have been drained, forests leveled,

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Posted in Personal, Philosophy

The Electric Hybrid Bicycle === Delightful

For many years, I’ve planned on building and electric hybrid bicycle for my general transportation needs.  An electric motor that supplements the human operator increases range, cargo carrying capacity, and general enjoyment of the ride.  A few hundred watts of

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Posted in Personal

Squatch: 2nd Month Water Figures

Here we are, two months in our motorhome at this lovely trailer park.  I’ve been keeping busy with projects of various sorts and collecting data in regards to our water consumption habits.  I feel as though this little self contained

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Posted in Dwelling, Hot Water, The Squatch, Tiny House, Water

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