How not to measure temperature, part 36

Surfacestations.org volunteer surveyor Russ Steele brings us this gem of a climate monitoring station from Panguitch, UT. I’ve seen stations over asphalt, such as the University of Arizona station in Tucson, but this one has a special feature; they made a concrete traffic island especially for the station so that it wouldn’t get collided with…

Sustainable Bathrooms and Closets

One of the things that (used to) happens around my household is that lights and bathroom fans get left on, a lot. There have been days I’ve come home and found the bathroom light and fan on, and it had been running all day. Once after a weekend trip, I discovered our walk in closet light AND the bathroom…

Local newspaper editor replaced with impostor!

  Real                        Impostor This must be some evil plot by media giant “Media News Group” out of Denver. I opened up the print edition of the ER this morning and found that my local amiable moustached editor David Little had been replaced with some straight laced corporate weasel type. Don’t let the toothy Polident smile fool…