Yes, it's true. I GAVE my 500SL (an AMG version no less) away over Christmas. I donated it to the automotive program at Okanagan College in Kelowna. My reasons were many-fold. We needed the space it was taking up in the garage for Ed's new pickup truck. I didn't drive it at all last year. It was besotted with electrical problems, i.e. you couldn't drive it without charging it first, even … [Read more...]
I'm doing what I can to save energy, money and earth resources by living a little greener everyday.
The sun is the most abundant and the cheapest source of energy, yet we do not exploit its potential. In these times of depleting resources and increasing prices, the solar energy proves to be the most beneficial and the most economical power solution. What are the uses of solar energy? Solar energy has multiple uses, especially in the current times of energy crisis. Solar energy finds its use in … [Read more...]
The present economic scenario and the ever-shrinking state of the global oil reserves is not good news for everyone. On a positive note, however, the situation makes us look for alternative energy sources to cut down present and the future energy consumption, particularly in terms of fossil fuel usage like oil. For example, it has become much cheaper to build home made solar energy systems. … [Read more...]
The shortage of power, the rapid consumption of non-renewable energy, the ever-increasing demand for power, the daily warnings about our environment all tell us that it’s time to do something. So, what can we do? For starters, how about living off the grid? If that proposition startles you, let me tell you that living off the grid not only helps the environment and ssave power; it also cuts down … [Read more...]
Make note of these tips from HomeGain to improve and increase the value of your home - especially the point about plumbing! RISMEDIA, November 10, 2009—HomeGain.com, one of the first websites to offer Web-based free instant home values, announced that it has released the results of its nationwide home improvement and home staging Home Sale Maximizer survey. HomeGain’s recent survey shows the top … [Read more...]