Hop Along Jasper

Hi Everyone. I’m baaack! Sorry I’ve been away. It wasn’t you, it was me. I took a break from the blog this summer and it’s the first time I’ve done that since we started the blog in about 2005. It was a variety of things, but mostly that I’ve been spending an...

Mommy’s Alright, Daddy’s Alright, They Just Seem a Little Weird

When you’re a parent there comes a time when you have to look back and think about your parenting choices and their impacts on your kids. And how did they perceive you as a parent? The song lyric from the title is from the band Cheap Trick. It was on their 1983 Live...

Chickens in Business Suits

In Michelle’s and my continual reinvention of ourselves economically, I am about to embark on the most exciting business pursuit yet! We’ve run our own businesses for 30 years, done electronic publishing, published awesome books on renewable energy and sustainable...