From the monthly archives:

August 2012

Jack Daniels Independence Project Entry

August 29, 2012

As you may have noticed, I’m becoming a big fan of on-line creative building competitions, especially through Instructables.com. Right now, they have one heck-of-a contest going on, sponsored by Jack Daniels. The whole idea is that you create a 60 second video explaining your dream of Independence, whether that be a business plan or just [...]

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DIY Hybrid Pickup Truck

August 13, 2012

For a while, I’ve had an idea rattling around in my head…. A couple years back, I picked up an old Mercedes 240D as a parts car, to use the engine to convert my pickup truck to diesel. I can get 30 MPG in my Chevy S10 on gas, so I figure I should be [...]

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Politicians, Flowers, and Motorcycles

August 11, 2012

Today is Saturday, and summer Saturday mornings means the Farmers’ Market. While I am not much of a morning person, and was working late last night, once I woke up, I remembered that our friends at Evolution Marketing were going to be showing off their new Nissan Leaf at the market today. So, I thought [...]

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