A Morning Moment With Birdsong

The sky evenly grey, moisture descends calmly, quietly. Some bird’s song sounding rather akin to a child whistling poorly. This song grabs attention solidly. I know my walls absorb some tonality, change timber, perhaps limiting the time of the song. With the window open, the range expands. Compelled to understand this strange song better, I Read More …

Green Drinks, Sno Co Version

I first became involved with Green Drinks when I worked as part of the Starbucks Environmental Affairs team. It’s a loosely affiliated national group providing networking opportunities for the Green crowd. I’ve thought a lot about reconnecting with the Seattle group when into my inbox comes an invite from the Snohomish County chapter. They’re meeting Read More …

A Few Random Thoughts On Modern Technology

I love some things about this age. I like sitting in bed working. Getting some calm family time, yet also arranging my day, answering email and the like. And making a much delayed blog update without too much effort. Another “like” is being able to utilize wasted time better. Things like standing in line, waiting Read More …

Data Saturation and Sanity

I, like so many others, have hit the wall: data overload. There’s SO much out there, interesting and readily available. Free, or so for all practical intent; very few barriers. Not too long ago, price helped keep this in check. Our resources to spend on magazines, newspapers and the like naturally limited out data-stream. Yes, Read More …