The Bay Area’s newest endangered species.
“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…”
– Nat King Cole
“I have a fireplace in my kitchen that I light every night, no matter what.”
— Alice Waters
“We thought of this as a doable way of trying to get our wood-burning emissions in the Bay Area ratcheted down over time.”
— Wayne Kino, Director of Compliance and Enforcement, BAAQMD Continue reading
Mayor Annise Parker, Lesbian Democrat and ham-fisted intimidator
Clashes between evangelical Christians and the gay community are hardly news. Because I think people’s private lives should be private, nine times out of ten, I take the side of the gay community. Continue reading
Happy planet, happy composter, happy flies.
There’s a lot not to love about compost bins: The smell. The fruit flies. The general ick factor. The Seattle City Council has a response to your concerns: Get used to it or else. Continue reading
If you think the Federal government has no business managing your healthcare, here’s another takeover you won’t love: Community Choice Aggregation. In plain English, that means local politicians will force you to buy electricity from an unproven new utility company run by… local politicians. Continue reading
My driveway rocks.
It started with the rocks.
After living in San Francisco for 20 years, and putting up with 20 summers of bone-chilling fog, my wife and I decided to move 50 miles north, where we had bought a small piece of undeveloped land in Sonoma County, and piece by piece, built a horse farm on top of an old silage field. Continue reading