February 23, 2019: Found this tidbit on the web. The coin was just something in my pocket at the time. I like how they have a sensible conclusion concisely presented. Makes it easy to understand. (Later I started to wish they had included something like "Plug into solar.")

March 20, 2019: Bought this quarter for cash value from a German sounding guy on the BART platform in Millbrae. He was bitching about getting a jackpot full of quarters from the ticket vending machine. I offered to buy some of them from him for cash value. He took me up on my generous offer.

That squeeze toy foam cloud in the background came from a Cloud Expo. Traded a MEND YOUR FUELISH WAYS sticker for it with one of the guys from a cloud automation booth.

March 29, 2019: The great thing about having plenty of homegrown kiwis is figuring out good ways to use them. Putting a ripe kiwi in a peanut butter sandwich is a great thing to do. Yummm! I want to do that again...

April 25, 2019: Local governments around here seem to have gotten beyond giving out reusable bags. The new in thing is reusable tableware. The blue kit was given to me at a SPARE THE AIR event up in San Mateo County. It contains bamboo knife, fork, spoon, and chopsticks. The green kit from ReduceWaste.org was given to Virginia at a Mountain View Earth Day event. It contains metal knife, fork, spoon, and chopsticks. We want to use them again...

June 13th, 2019: The things on the cutting board above came from my trip to Tallahassee that ended earlier today. The American Memorial Park quarter came from a guy looking for a dollar bill. Glad to trade that for quarters. He threw in a bunch of small change for whatever reason. The Painted Rocks quarter and the meat sticks came from a Truckstop on I-10. I forget which one.

August 12th, 2019: I found this War In The Pacific quarter in my change at the Indian grocery at Reed & Lawrence. Fascinated by the fact that this quarter came out during the USA vs. China "trade war" time frame. What a coincidence! The feedback on my power bill came in the mail from PG&E. Probably the message is I'm better than average for someone with a home like mine, but not that much.