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iPhones Are Smoothie-proof!

Cindy accidentally spilled a smoothie into her purse, (don’t ask how that happened), and upon cleaning up, found her iPhone showing a classic UNIX panic stop screen.  I haven’t seen one of these since I had one of those end-table … Continue reading

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Volt Update

Now there are two in the garage!  Pearl and Jewel.  They are working out great with our commutes;  approximately 85% of the miles are powered by the grid – they get recharged between midnight and 4 am each day, to … Continue reading

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Volt

Our new Chevy Volt – a 2012 model, picked up on March 18.  Since then, 1100 of the 1400 miles we’ve put on it were pure electric.  It’s great fun to drive!

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Solar Airstream

The solar installation is complete; like all projects, not everything went exactly according to plan, but I think it went well. I selected the AMSolar SunRunner 45/4, with 3 100W panels. The panels are mounted across the roof just forward … Continue reading

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