I must admit as I sit here writing that I’m heartbroken over officially being kicked out of Amazon.com’s affiliate program today. Governor Jerry Brown, in his infinite wisdom, has declared war, not only on Amazon.com but on mom and pop businesses as a whole. I’d like to know where Gov. Brown got his economics degree? […]

It was during our recent series of power outages that I¬†became hyper-aware of our energy usage and ways even an already¬†frugal person (like myself) can cut back on energy costs. An early November snowstorm created wholesale havoc, where once again technology and nature collided. We were without electricity for six-days. Fortunately, we were able to […]