Monthly Archives: December 2011

Urban Edibles

This is an interesting idea in the Portland Oregon area. People find a plant or tree that is providing fruit and on public land for the most part. they add it to the list and you can view it online. … Continue reading

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No Till Potatoes

Will this really work? No till article.Get some straw throw it in the yard and then stick seed potatoes in it. Keep it damp, rain should be enough and then harvest potatoes in a few weeks. This seems to easy … Continue reading

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Mr Stinky Pants

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Ubuntu 11.10 upgrade from 11.04

After the upgrade I ran into a few problems during boot up. The first one was an error during boot regarding vga=733 and gfxpayload. To fix this I changed a line in /etc/default/grub.#GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash”#GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=” splash vga=640″GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768x24,1024×768GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash”GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=”” I suppose I … Continue reading

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It had to bring a glimmer of pride to the old mans eye.

Years ago a man had a Model T that he stored out back and he removed the rotor from the distributor to keep the kid from running around with the thing when he should be going to school or doing … Continue reading

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Canola Oil eh!

So Chris says I could grow a couple of acres of canola oil and maybe have enough to run the car on all year. I wonder if it would produce enough to run the tractor that was used to plant … Continue reading

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