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Life as a Watt Farmer

Most of us in most places hardly ever give a moment’s thought to electricity. At least not most of the time. We don’t wonder how many pounds of coal has to be fed into the glowing maw of a distant power plant to bake a pizza in an electric oven, or how many grams of enriched uranium has to decay radioactively each year in order to keep poultry and pomegranates cold and fresh in a deluxe refrigerator. Why should we? […]

2018-05-15T11:56:01+00:00 By |Renewable Energy|

Plugged Into the Midwest Sun & Wind

To hear Carole Brannon tell it, you’d think her life had become a fairytale. With a contagious smile that beams with pride, she begins her story 11 years ago, when she and her husband, Glenn, first set eyes on their remote 3.8 acre parcel of wooded Colorado hillside, just a hoot and holler downstream from the point where Larimer County abandons all attempts to maintain the road from October to April, and five miles upstream from the last utility pole. […]

If Time Began at the Big Bang…

“Because your culture directs your focus to things made of atoms, you have adopted a belief system that discourages you from searching for the deeper truths beyond the physical world.”
– Lismadalena, A Most Lovely Engima

That there is such a thing as the physical world is a wonder in itself. One’s first temptation is to ask why. Why does anything tangible exist? Even in the logical, scientific, sense, the question is still interesting, for it asks that we retrace cosmic history […]

2018-05-06T17:13:47+00:00 By |Novus Veritas|

A horse cannot be fed everything it needs to be a horse!

As anyone who has ever tried to stay atop a rank colt on a bad day can painfully verify, pound for pound, the horse is one of the strongest animals on earth. During a mile-and-a-half race, a horse will burn up enough energy to bring a 55-gallon drum of water from room temperature to a boil. Its heart will pump blood faster than a good stock well can deliver water—enough to fill an enviable jacuzzi to overflowing. The water its […]

2018-05-15T11:58:30+00:00 By |Horse Nutrition|