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Archive for the 'Personal' Category

The posts in this category don't necessarily have anything to do with solar power. They are my own posts about the adventures I've been on, thoughts and outlooks of the future, and other personal stuff. Please enjoy!

Reflections at Bocus del Toro

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

This article covers some of the philosophical epiphanies and adventures I had while traveling in the Bocus del Toro archipelago of Panama.

Reflections at Eagle Harbor

Monday, February 6th, 2012

It was the first weekend in February and the first weekend of calm, sunny weather for 2012. This would also be my first solo trip in my 40 foot cruise-a-home, the Rock ‘N Row.

Climate Change – An Engineer’s Perspective

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

I’ve been pestering my family over the last few months about how attempts to curb global climate change has gone way off track and how they need to have a 5-year exit strategy. Obviously, I sound like a nut. They can’t seem figure out why I’m so passionate about the need to form a plan to cope with climate change right now.

My Solar Off Grid Living Plans

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

This article walks through my off grid solar system that I’ll be installing over the next few months – how I’ll build it and why I chose the components that I did.

My Boat – the Rock ‘N Row

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

I’ve been intending to write a post on my boat, the Rock ‘N Row, for some time now. I’m sure a lot of readers wonder what makes me so devoted to DIY solar that I’d want to write a blog about it. Well, the reason is my boat. The Rock ‘N Row is a 1977 […]