Category Archives: 2009 Spring

Recession Proof Jobs For Grads 2008 – 2020

Read the whole article at- http://www.askmen.com/money/career_250/253_recession-proof-your-job.html Reports coming from various sources say that employers are offering signing bonuses and higher starting salaries from 2008 onward than in the past two decades and will continue to do so in several occupations, … Continue reading

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News To Make You Furious – 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez

The 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez (Lifted entirely from www.gregpalast.com) WARNING: Contains rude yet completely appropriate language that may be offensive to some readers. Sorry. “Gail, Please! Stick your hand in it!” The petite Eskimo-Chugach woman gave me that … Continue reading

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Websurfing With Tom – Our picks of the web

Our picks of the web It’s a car, it’s a plane… http://www.terrafugia.com/ News to Make You Furious, Exxon Valdez Anniversary- www.gregpalast.com To the Brain, God’s just another guy- http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=101617951 Our Friends at Bright Neighbor- http://www.brightneighbor.tv/ Great interactive site on windmills- … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update Hey! – There’s actually something to tell you!

We’d like to thank everyone who has expressed their concern for our intrepid little company’s welfare during the rumored bridge construction. Our concern from the beginning has been that the policy groups stay away from the options that called for … Continue reading

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CNP Update – Doings over at Bonneville

Many people have asked how we’re doing since we broke the million-pound mark on carbon reduction. We’re proud to announce that as of the date of this newsletter, the TDASI Carbon Neutral Program has offset 1,230,900 pounds of carbon from … Continue reading

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Importance of Scheduling

Scheduling – It may not be interesting, but it really matters Well, it looks like spring on the way again. Soon, weekends won’t be just for depression and microbrews; there’s every possibility that we will be seeing the lush and … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen – Recession Buster Soup

If you’re trying to stretch your food budget in these recessionary times then you’re probably eating a lot of Ramen noodles. Much as we all love the college memories they bring back, Ramen can still get pretty old unless you … Continue reading

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Where Will The Power Of The Future Come From?

What will power our X-boxes when fossil fuels go away? The entire human race currently uses about 400 quads of energy each year, one “quad” being a quadrillion BTUs of energy, or 293,071,083,330 kilowatt hours. Despite efforts at conservation, energy … Continue reading

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How To Drink From A Firehose – Without Choking

Here’s a quick and simple article full of news you can use…  What’s the deal with RSS feeds?  Seems like just about every website you go to, there’s a little group of buttons that pops up about “Digging” or “RSS … Continue reading

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Client Profile – Linus J. Niedermeyer

Owning Your Own Personal Power Plant – Linus J. Niedermeyer is bringing personal windmills to Oregon Wind power isn’t just for 15-story windmills in the Gorge anymore.  Little by little it’s creeping into the backyards of people across the country … Continue reading

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