Archive for September 2017

Hey Minnie of Facebook This is Why We Take a Knee.

Hey Minnie of Facebook This is Why We Take a Knee.
Minnie Mouse (and the name has been changed to protect the stupid, insensitive person on Facebook who said this. I‘d like some specific, right now examples of what pain, degradation and racism you’ve experienced personally. All of you who commented. I’m not asking to be funny, I’m seriously asking to learn. Thanks. Well Minnie you... Read more »

Obsession and Today's Headlines

Obsession, an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind. I am obsessed with my waist line or at least the lack of one. I was a fat kid. Well not really. I went from a really skinny kid between two to six years of age to a fat kid. At... Read more »

Climate and the Continent or Why I No Longer Want to Move to Africa

Climate and the Continent or Why I No Longer Want to Move to Africa
As a child I heard my mother speak often of Marcus Garvey and “back to the Motherland”. She wasn’t particularly into the idea. She was just teaching me history, her living history. She didn’t just read about Marcus Garvey and his quest to use the money he amassed and the ships he could muster to... Read more »
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What’s a Microgrid and Why Do We Care?

What’s a Microgrid and Why Do We Care?
A microgrid is a discrete energy system consisting of distributed energy sources (including demand management, storage, and generation) and loads capable of operating in parallel with, or independently from, the main power grid. If the definition  didn’t clarify this for you, join millions in the same boat.  So let’s break it down. Discrete energy system – not... Read more »

More Brains Needed to Promote Healthy Earth/Focus on STEAM Education

More Brains  Needed to Promote Healthy Earth/Focus on STEAM Education
A few years ago I was inspired to write a blog. I was full steam ahead about sustainability. I had completed a course with V.P. Al Gore and couldn’t wait to share how “green” needed to be in my community of Bronzeville. I knew climate change was real. This past week Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee... Read more »