cult of diesel

So we joined a cult…  we bought a diesel car.  a vw jetta TDI to be exact.  why?  well this one gets up to 50 mpg when driven properly.  you should be able to run this on bio-diesel which is renewable even with all its byproducts and problems.  as joel salatin says, farming is the...
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Transport

It feels like a big step to be letting go of burningman and our mutant vehicle discomo who consumed hundreds of hours of our time over the years.  The fact is that while i am sure we can make something work without a car, it is not clear that is the best use of our...
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FOSSIL FUEL, CARS, and HEAT

so i have been researching cars and the short answer is that we are going to try to do without as long as we can.  the cost of owning is just a big money sink.  this weekend i drove a uhaul from boston full of second hand scores (another story) and found that we have...
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