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Climate Change Shut Down DC

Climate change is happening now. It threatens our very existence. Thousands of species have already been sacrificed for our energy greed and millions more are at risk. Our president and congressional leaders deny anything is wrong and do nothing. The movement started by Swedish activist Greta...

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Torn Meniscus Knee Pain

Several years ago I tore the meniscus in my left knee. I’m not an athlete but I know exactly when and how my torn meniscus happened because I was doing something stupid. I needed to put a box on top of a large stack of boxes...

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Repair A Damaged BIC 960 Spindle Mount

Summary: The platter on an old BIC 900 series audio turntable can lock up when the original grease dries out. Forcibly rotating the platter damages the spindle by enlarging the hole in the spindle mounting base. This can be repaired by using a center punch to...

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Fix A Stuck BIC 960 Turntable

Summary: The platter on an old BIC 900 series audio turntable can lock up when the original grease dries out. Freeing the platter is a matter of applying penetrating oil to the right location and having great patience. To avoid additional damage, do not forcibly rotate...

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Sonnenberg Blocks Colorado Rain Barrel Law Again

Senator Jerry Sonnenberg, a Republican from Sterling, is the chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Once again, he has tabled the latest version of the Colorado Rain Barrel Law. Unless he allows a vote on the bill during the current session, the bill will be dead...

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Colorado Rain Barrel Law 2016

Thoughtful and open-minded Colorado legislators are at it again: using logic and reason against emotion. They want a rain barrel law allowing rooftop water collection in suburbia. Last year, a similar bill failed due to neglect. In a procedural maneuver conservatives let the bill die by...

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Colorado Rainwater

Colorado Rain Barrels Now Legal Update 3/15/2018: Colorado rain barrels are now legal. On May 12, 2016, Governor John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law. Original Post In Colorado, collecting rainwater from the roof of a residence is illegal. According to the University of Denver Water...

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