The “hydraulic hearts” of Southern California

Another terrific CA water story from Bettina Boxall of the LATimes, this one on how soaring energy costs — up to 80% higher in the next decade — will force local water agencies to think about local water supplies.  To pump water up just this 500 feet, carrying water from the Colorado River, is onlyContinue reading “The “hydraulic hearts” of Southern California”

Don’t Waste Your Dreams — Recycle Them

Rebecca Solnit, one of today's great thinkers, wrote recently in her book A Field Guide to Getting Lost: It is in the nature of things to be lost and not otherwise. Think of how little has been salvaged from the compost of time of the hundreds of billions of dreams dreamt since the language toContinue reading “Don’t Waste Your Dreams — Recycle Them”