Why not just Pump all of that Water from the Gulf States to the Arid West?

  I'm sitting out on the river side of the house it's a nice place to see the world first thing in the morning. Clear, bright blue sky with a 5 mile per hour breeze from the N.W. the prevailing wind. A splash of Rain has been predicted for the Central Valley up to just … Continue reading Why not just Pump all of that Water from the Gulf States to the Arid West?

Storm Damage, how can we make sense of it all? Repairs are in progress, mostly.

Looking out one window to the North this morning all I saw was a blue sky with a few clouds mingled in, I told Skunkpuppy it looks like the rain let up. As I climbed higher on the ever-expanding flight of stairs gazing west from another window the sky was ominous, dark and foreboding. After … Continue reading Storm Damage, how can we make sense of it all? Repairs are in progress, mostly.

Will there ever be a way to eliminate the threat of wildfires caused by transmission lines? Yes, there is.

Most mornings I get dressed in work clothes as if I have something to do, but I feel better when I pull blue jeans on topped with a working shirt. I have a morning routine that begins with giving Skunkpuppy a biscuit after she pretends like going outside is her top priority. All types of … Continue reading Will there ever be a way to eliminate the threat of wildfires caused by transmission lines? Yes, there is.

How much disaster insurance is enough? Will Earthquake, Flood, Wildfire, Homeowners and Automobile do?

The weather here compared to nearly everywhere else on the planet is good, practically boring. Our rainy season on the west coast will be over in two months, by the middle of May it will have completed its turn in our cycle. Then the dry out begins until the winds begin in late August with … Continue reading How much disaster insurance is enough? Will Earthquake, Flood, Wildfire, Homeowners and Automobile do?