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Biodiesel

BAMBI MEETS GODZILLA

Or, SBS meets angry Vietnam Vet Posing as green media, Jeffery D has managed to ruffle many feathers.  He has harassed and alarmed Biodiesel supporters across the country. It began two weeks ago when Mr. D sent emails to both the SBS (Sustainable Biodiesel Summit) and the NBB (National Biodiesel Board) requesting press passes to […]

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Biodiesel

HOOPTY RIDE

I was putting the last helmet away after teaching my morning riding lessons when Bob arrived to pick me up in a white station wagon.  “Who’s car are you driving?” I asked and he answered, “It might be ours.”  I blanched.  Just what we need, another expense, I thought. We were about to turn our […]

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Our Life

“Oilseed” becomes “Haybale”, or…

…”Hayseed”. There I said it. Many of us “Oilseeders”  have been musing lately about the past (and future) of Oilseed Community. The original order with the cosmic waiter, as I understand it, was for our small community of three houses to demonstrate the feasibility of growing an oilseed crop as an accoutrement to country living […]

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Biodiesel

DON’T THROW UP ON THE BUS

“Is this for real?” I wondered when I first saw the contract for the bus tour. The contractor was Das Frachtgut which seemed like an odd name for a tour company but what really caught my eye was the vomit clause. We owed them $500 for the two hour bus tour but it would cost […]

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Biodiesel

BIODIESEL SHOOTERS

Here’s what kind of fun we were up to this weekend: watching Frankie Abralind making Biodiesel Shooters at the Atomic Ranch House in Olympia Washington. Who but a Mad Genius, indeed!