The 800 pound Gorilla

As we evolve into our life of gadgets, gizmos. and stuff, one thing has to be considered-power.  Lets just say that Elon Musk went into the battery business for a reason-money- and power. The power you need to run your gadgets.  But what happens when there is no juice,  lets say a week or so.  Or maybe you believe in renewal energy hopefully you do.  I have just been asked to join a Board of Directors of a company that makes personal  power products that are the answer.  The company is Green Gorilla Solar, they make flashlights with various attachments- renewal energy packs to run your computer, phone, even medical equipment .  Additionally a backpack for adults and one for children as well as developing a dog harness, guitar and camera strap.  Whether we have a need to be unplugged or we just enjoy free energy and the sense of doing something good.  Last week we had two three hour power outages and , yes my batteries were dying.  You need not what for an earthquake or other disaster to pull the plug so to speak , personal renewable free power.  That my friends is personal power.


Theres No Place Like Home

Coming home, its been 7 years, I am now back in Malibu with a new sense of love and value to our glorious city.  Being part of the solution, for me, is a natural response.  With all the climatic activity that has effected the world and in our dot on the map its the drought.  It is very difficult for many that love the land and the generations of nurturing that goes into one garden as well as the numerous challenges to keep open spaces open.  Lastly, many residence have climbed the ladder to the top rung and have earned the freedom to afford whatever they want.  Many programs that have been offered  such as cash for grass have fallen short in a community measured in acres not square feet, never the less , the reduction of water is necessary for all.  In my absence I have studied and received credentials in all facets of energy efficiency, water conservation, green construction.  As a matter of fact I authored the White Paper that inspired the Energy efficient Mortgage programs that creates $10 of equity for each dollar of conservation.  These changes in how we use our resources and what resources we use are not painful, just different.  It’s really simple to start here are 1 things you can do that will save over 10,000 gallons of water a year A dual flush toilet you only need to replace the flush handle with a $15 dual flush system-it is adaptable to almost all of your existing toilets.  You do not need to replace your toilet just the flush handle.  The saving in dollars and in water makes a lot of sense and does not impact you.  It’s a good start its easy – what are you waiting for-Rain?