Category Archives: Energy

Samsung Focus, AT&T Zero, and Micro-USB Cables

I recently acquired a Samsung Focus along with an AT&T Zero charger and, in order to qualify for a discount that more than made it free, added an AT&T branded extra Micro-USB cable to the lot.  For those unfamiliar with the … Continue reading

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GM and Hybrids

Ok, I don’t get it.  The new Malibu Hybrid gets less than 10% MPG improvement over the non-Hybrid version in both city and highway mileage.  The Toyota Camry Hybrid shows a 57% improvement on city and just under 10% on … Continue reading

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Rural America is adapting to rising fuel prices

Three years ago, with gas prices on the rise, one of my friends got tired of pouring $ into her F250 for going to/from work, shopping, etc.  She absolutely needed the F250 to pull her horse trailer, but it was … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy

I’m an investor in alternative energy.  And I’m a consumer of it.  We haven’t done anything extravagant like install solar panels or a wind turbine on our property.  Or tried turning all the horse manure we collect into biodiesel.  However, … Continue reading

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