Range Anxiety: We’ve Got An App for That!

Range Anxiety: We’ve Got An App for That!

(This is the third post in a series on our Electric Vehicle. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.) Whoever coined the term Range Anxiety, got it right. The angst we anticipate is a cartoonist’s dream, made of EV driver nightmares. Along with the sticker price it’s the...
You’ll Get A Charge Out of This

You’ll Get A Charge Out of This

(This is the second post in a series on our Electric Vehicle. Read Part 1 here.) We bought the Chevy Bolt EV in April. We tested it several times 165 miles up the mountain to Bend, visiting our son Joel and his wife Laura. But our journey 400 miles across the state of...
The Water Song

The Water Song

**This is the 4th post in a series on our rainwater system. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3*** Bless the Lord, O my soul. You stretch out the heavens like a tent, you set the beams of your chambers on the waters… You cover it with the deep as with a garment; the...
Building Our Own Private Wetland

Building Our Own Private Wetland

**This is the 3rd post in a series on our rainwater system. Read Part 1 and Part 2*** Returning to our conversation about rainwater, we know 45,000 gallons of rain runs off our roof during an average rain year, and 55,000 this year. Let’s say our household uses 5,000...
How to Save 45,000 Gallons

How to Save 45,000 Gallons

**This is the 2nd post in a series on our rainwater system. Read Part 1*** Do you know how many gallons of rainwater you could catch off your roof in a year? Any idea how many glasses of water that would fill?   One square foot of roof catches .623 gallons every time...

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