Puerto Rico and a Next-Gen Grid

Puerto Rico has been devastated by back to back hurricanes.  My thoughts and prayers are with the people. Their electric grid was severely damaged, and the island very well may remain without electricity for month, some estimating up to six months.  No electricity limits the most critical functions in time of disaster to say nothing … Continue reading Puerto Rico and a Next-Gen Grid

Girlfriends are the best

And Girlfriend Collective is out of this world!! At the intersection of fashion and sustainability, this company is using recycled water bottles to make leggings and leisure wear.  So so cool. Click on the picture below to watch the video about how they transform used plastic water bottles into fabric for leggings.  And, maybe support … Continue reading Girlfriends are the best

A different kind of Brexit…

 The Guardian reports- Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040.  Like, woah! This ban follows a similar commitment from France.  Ohlala! Why this matters?  It's a pretty big deal for a few reasons. When countries make these commitments, auto manufacturers design to what demand will be.  Manufactures want … Continue reading A different kind of Brexit…

On the road again….

So, Volvo just made a huuuuuuge announcement last week- all models introduced starting 2019 and after will either be (1) hybrid vehicles (running on electricity stored in a battery with a small gas tank which can be used once charge runs out of the battery) or (2) completely electric (battery storage) vehicles. Most all major … Continue reading On the road again….

Her Deepness

The lady of the deep, oceanographer, explorer and all around bad ass, Dr. Sylvia Earle.   I had the great pleasure of hearing Dr. Earle speak last weekend.  I am in total crush status.  Sylvia Earle is like the real deal Gidget, but before hanging out at the beach blanket bingo, Dr. Earle is like … Continue reading Her Deepness

Golden State..

..... Warriors!  Let's go!  Yes, they lost last night but just need one more game to wrap up the NBA championship. And, in other news somewhat buried by other more 'sensational' items of the week (think Comey hearings), this picture sums up the shift we are seeing on many fronts in America.  But, of course, … Continue reading Golden State..