Tag: cycles

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” ~a pithicism~ “One man’s hoarding is another man’s sustainability. This goes for women, too.” ~Two-bit Guru~ I was thinking about some of the habits of my sustainable lifestyle. Trash picking, recycling, upcycling, saving jars (with and without lids), saving nails, bolts, and screws, composting, saving cardboard boxes,  making […]

When I wrote about the cold frame heater I’d just made, I didn’t mention that the other side of this story involves the several hundred thousand red wiggler worms I’ve got living in plastic buckets in the garage. They aren’t squatters. They are there because I built an insulated room for them and now I’d […]

Mayan Calendar image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

“The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” ~Chicken Little~ “Naw. It ain’t the sky. That’s just a chip off the Mayan Calendar.” ~Two-Bit Guru~ There’s been a lot of speculation lately about If the world will end on December 21, but I haven’t heard these Mayan calendar predictions say much about How. Since thinkers […]

William Morris [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This is what I think I am: Good, honest, fair, peaceful, loving, helpful, trusting, euphoric, joyful, accepting, generous, forgiving, and more. This is what everyone is, at the core. Why, then, is there so much chaos in the world, so much evil, so much crap when it comes to human behavior? I suggest that it’s […]

Two-bit Guru | Setting Clocks Back |

“You might be able to save your pennies in a coffee can, but there ain’t no dang way you’re going to save daylight, no where, no place, no time, no how.” ~Two-bit guru~ As a child I was told that daylight saving time was invented so that the farmers could work longer into the evening, […]

Two-bit Guru | Give 'n Take | Photo of a weed in the foreground with pole beans in the background getting ready to harvest

“Giving, in all its forms, might be the key to creating heaven on this earth” ~Two-bit Guru~ Throughout the growing season the earth gives us gifts: peas and lettuce early, potatoes and dry beans near the end, but if we didn’t give to the earth along the way, the harvest wouldn’t be nearly as abundant, […]

... cause this? (Image courtesy of Wikipedia.)

This post is titled after a research paper delivered by mathematician and meteorologist Edward Lorenz, who was a pioneer in Chaos Theory. Chaos Theory is a mathematical invention that refers to logistic maps, strange attractors, topological mixing, density of periodic orbits, and Lyapunov exponents, to name some of the outgrowth that has formed around chaos. […]