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EV Myths and Cost Savings

EV Myths and Savings Joseph Appell, Solar By Jos. Myths 1) More CO2 is put in the atmosphere in the manufacture of an EV. True, but depending on the size of the battery, the break-even point is 6~18 months (24 months on the “Ludicrous” Tesla model). After that, the EV advantage over the fossil fuel (More...)

Authors Electric Vehicles Josef Appell

Love of Creation: Tom Harris

Former master gardener and First Congregational UCC congregant Tom Harris agreed to meet with me to share his thoughts, concerns, and experiences as a gardener.  His parents had a big garden when he was young so he fell into gardening naturally.  Harris’s own children enjoyed the vegetables he grew, and when his wife, Judy, who (More...)

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Joyce Marten, On Learning to Garden

DeKalb resident Joyce Marten calls her tenth-of-an-acre Straw Bale garden her latest “experiment.” She says, “I try different things, different plants. It’s the same way I cook. It’s like ‘Aw Jeez, who wants to eat the same thing all the time,’ so I’m always looking for recipes.” Marten cultivates more than 25 kinds of vegetables (More...)

Bonnie Amesquita Inspirational