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Between New Year's Eve of 2007 and New Year's Eve 2008 I posted 223 diaries containing 606 photos, most of those my own work shot with an Olympus 720SW, and they garnered 13,741 comments. I wielded my editor's stick with a will over the last few days, deleting a good bit of what I'd posted here, then I used the software I wrote to pull diaries out of DailyKos to get a first draft outline for a book I plan on entitling Epochalypse Now.

 Only 108 of those diaries made the cut, along with the six entries chronicling my near death experience in the spring of 2008 under the name One Brave Kossack. The draft on my server is infinitely more readable than what the Great Orange Satan does to my HTML, but here is the outline of what ought to become a road story about trying to save the human race ... and myself in the process.

First Quarter

Mon Dec 31, 2007 at 07:02:57 PM PDT Stranded Wind: This Is The Hydrogen Economy  (13 comments)



Tue Jan 01, 2008 at 09:14:39 AM PDT The Hydrogen Economy Is Here. Now. Really.(rescued)  (37 comments)



Thu Jan 03, 2008 at 08:19:58 AM PDT Mexico as a failed state? Peak Oil will make it so.  (16 comments)



Fri Jan 04, 2008 at 07:07:53 PM PDT Mexico: Failed State 2008  (63 comments)



Sat Jan 05, 2008 at 10:32:00 AM PDT Food Security, Ethanol, and Peak Natural Gas(rescued)  (9 comments)



Mon Jan 07, 2008 at 10:18:32 AM PDT Wind Week Interview #1: Paul Gipe/Wind Works(rescued)  (23 comments)



Tue Jan 08, 2008 at 12:02:41 AM PDT Rescuing Stranded Wind, Reducing Food Miles Traveled  (29 comments)



Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 01:07:19 PM PDT Advanced Renewable Tariffs: Why German electric is 14% renewable  (28 comments)



Sun Jan 13, 2008 at 09:05:48 AM PDT Wind Week Interview #2: Al Zeitz/Iowa Lakes Community College(rescued)  (20 comments)



Mon Jan 14, 2008 at 01:34:24 AM PDT A Modest (Geoengineering) Proposal  (22 comments)



Sun Jan 20, 2008 at 08:27:44 AM PDT Peak Oil: Global Lights Out  (30 comments)



Mon Feb 04, 2008 at 07:17:26 AM PDT Interview: John Holbrook of Ammonia Fuel Network  (12 comments)


Near Death Interlude:One Brave Kossack



Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 12:22:42 PM PDT Peak Oil, Peak Gas, Peak ... Methanol?  (26 comments)



Fri Feb 22, 2008 at 09:07:17 AM PDT Global grain shortage by 2009?  (62 comments)



Sat Feb 23, 2008 at 11:08:03 AM PDT Interview: Dave Bradley of Buffalo's Wind Action Group  (12 comments)



Tue Feb 26, 2008 at 06:21:21 PM PDT Collapse of the Mexican State? Sooner rather than later.  (23 comments)



Sun Mar 02, 2008 at 01:33:19 PM PDT Creating (many) greencollar jobs with stranded wind  (28 comments)



Sun Mar 02, 2008 at 11:03:21 PM PDT But everyone knows wind turbines kill birds! (updated)  (91 comments)



Mon Mar 03, 2008 at 10:46:08 PM PDT Don't drop that wind turbine!  (38 comments)



Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 10:56:00 AM PDT Jerome a Paris is almost entirely to blame  (237 comments)



Sat Mar 15, 2008 at 11:21:49 PM PDT Build your own damn wind farm!  (46 comments)



Tue Mar 18, 2008 at 08:14:41 PM PDT Free to a good home: 250 greencollar jobs  (20 comments)



Fri Mar 21, 2008 at 02:48:53 AM PDT Meals & Meds or Heat? Veterans in Crisis.  (28 comments)



Thu Mar 27, 2008 at 10:11:32 AM PDT Iowa's Stored Energy Park: Firming Wind  (29 comments)

Second Quarter

Fri Apr 18, 2008 at 07:42:37 AM PDT Walkabout #1: Packing  (14 comments)



Sun Apr 20, 2008 at 09:38:51 AM PDT Walkabout #2: Escaping PA's Transitcondom  (27 comments)



Sun Apr 20, 2008 at 11:31:22 PM PDT Walkabout #3: Midnight Forest Musings  (17 comments)



Mon Apr 21, 2008 at 09:16:17 PM PDT Walkabout #4: Travelers and Thieves  (49 comments)



Wed Apr 23, 2008 at 10:59:23 PM PDT Walkabout #5: Consultations & Contemplations  (16 comments)



Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 01:34:36 PM PDT Walkabout #6: Keeping the Powder Dry  (16 comments)


Sat Apr 26, 2008 at 07:00:54 AM PDT Walkabout #7: Wilderness Adventure  (16 comments)



Sun Apr 27, 2008 at 06:26:55 AM PDT Walkabout #8: I'm a lumberjack!  (23 comments)



Mon Apr 28, 2008 at 06:57:05 AM PDT Walkabout #9: This (Centuries) Old House  (65 comments)



Wed Apr 30, 2008 at 03:07:23 AM PDT Walkabout #10: Natural Born Killers  (31 comments)



Thu May 01, 2008 at 04:09:36 AM PDT Walkabout #11: The 9/11 Widow's Dilemma  (45 comments)



Sat May 03, 2008 at 11:38:49 AM PDT Walkabout #12: Stream Herding  (19 comments)



Sun May 04, 2008 at 03:32:02 AM PDT Walkabout #13: Hydroponic Hydropower Blues  (58 comments)



Mon May 05, 2008 at 08:02:28 AM PDT Walkabout #14: D.U.M.P.  (7 comments)



Tue May 06, 2008 at 03:06:25 AM PDT Walkabout #15: When Energyslaves Revolt  (52 comments)



Wed May 07, 2008 at 07:29:10 AM PDT Walkabout #16: One Fall, Two Sprains  (42 comments)



Thu May 08, 2008 at 08:47:54 AM PDT Walkabout #17: The Red Pill  (42 comments)



Fri May 09, 2008 at 03:58:12 AM PDT Walkabout #18: Dick & Mick  (26 comments)



Sat May 10, 2008 at 08:24:18 PM PDT Walkabout #19: Genuine Rucksack Wanderer  (10 comments)



Sun May 11, 2008 at 06:54:15 AM PDT Walkabout #20: Saxtons River, Vermont  (23 comments)



Mon May 12, 2008 at 07:51:41 PM PDT Walkabout #21: Mataliandy's Hideaway  (63 comments)



Tue May 13, 2008 at 12:16:51 PM PDT Walkabout #22: Felines & Fenestration  (82 comments)



Wed May 14, 2008 at 06:59:30 PM PDT Walkabout #23: Quelling Goat Riots  (33 comments)



Thu May 15, 2008 at 06:25:51 AM PDT Walkabout #24: The Neurodiversity Closet  (25 comments)



Sat May 17, 2008 at 02:45:12 PM PDT Walkabout #25: The Visionary's Bookshelf  (37 comments)



Mon May 19, 2008 at 08:50:05 AM PDT Walkabout #26: Coming to Rest  (18 comments)

Third Quarter



On The Metacomet Ridge

Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 06:45:44 AM PDT Monadnock: The Lonely Mountain  (53 comments)



Sat Jun 21, 2008 at 07:00:11 AM PDT A tumble of water and stone: Chapel Falls  (30 comments)



Sun Jun 22, 2008 at 05:53:02 AM PDT glacial carved stone: Chesterfield Gorge  (25 comments)



Mon Jun 23, 2008 at 06:54:53 AM PDT glacial potholes gone wild: Shelburne Falls  (23 comments)



Sun Aug 10, 2008 at 08:27:58 AM PDT Stairway to Heaven: Race Brook Falls  (14 comments)



Some Stuff I Don't Have A Clever Title For:



Wed Jul 16, 2008 at 05:18:42 PM PDT The Three Phases of Renewable Energy Projects  (19 comments)



Fri Jul 18, 2008 at 12:47:36 PM PDT Would-be writers, never get snarky with your editor  (44 comments)



Sat Jul 19, 2008 at 03:34:05 AM PDT Burning Issues: Heating With Wood  (82 comments)



Wed Jul 23, 2008 at 07:09:42 PM PDT Eliminating 4% Of Global CO2 Emissions  (47 comments)



Planes, Trains & Automobiles


Mon Jul 28, 2008 at 03:24:43 PM PDT Planes, Trains, and Automobiles #1: Taking Stock  (72 comments)



Tue Jul 29, 2008 at 12:51:21 PM PDT PTA #2: One Hit Wonders of the Oil Age  (49 comments)



Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 06:51:18 AM PDT PTA #3: Can't get there from here.  (7 comments)



Sun Aug 03, 2008 at 12:06:10 AM PDT PTA #4 Trucks vs. Trains  (87 comments)



Tue Aug 12, 2008 at 08:56:02 PM PDT PTA #5: ... and yachts?  (6 comments)



Fri Aug 22, 2008 at 07:19:26 AM PDT PTA #6: Iowa's Ghost Train  (22 comments)



Sun Aug 24, 2008 at 06:56:29 AM PDT PTA #7: Back to the Future  (15 comments)



Pickin' @ Pickens



Tue Aug 26, 2008 at 10:05:26 PM PDT Having met T. Boone Pickens ...  (96 comments)



Thu Aug 28, 2008 at 09:03:57 PM PDT Analyzing the Pickens Plan: Wind  (26 comments)



Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 09:00:35 PM PDT Analyzing the Pickens Plan: Gas  (36 comments)



Sat Aug 30, 2008 at 09:30:17 PM PDT Analyzing the Pickens Plan: Water  (39 comments)



Here it all gets a bit muddled ...


Sun Aug 10, 2008 at 11:46:45 PM PDT U.S.A. to collapse as U.S.S.R. did in 1991?(updated 4x)  (554 comments)



Sat Aug 16, 2008 at 09:34:49 AM PDT Various Thoughts on Gathering Contributors  (4 comments)



Fri Sep 05, 2008 at 09:48:17 PM PDT We got a $100k USDA grant for renewable ammonia  (26 comments)



Mon Sep 08, 2008 at 09:52:18 AM PDT Losing 800,000 square miles of Arctic ice  (102 comments)



Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 09:09:57 AM PDT 9/11/2008: Manhattan’s Death Blow  (26 comments)


Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 09:11:37 PM PDT Today All Dreams Die  (226 comments)



Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 08:50:16 PM PDT Epochalypse Now  (32 comments)



Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 09:48:13 PM PDT Ammonia Fuel and Rail Electrification  (29 comments)



Into The West



Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 08:44:36 PM PDT Into The West #1: Packing  (29 comments)



Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 08:46:49 PM PDT ITW #2: Oh, The Places You'll Go!  (23 comments)



Fri Sep 26, 2008 at 10:04:02 PM PDT ITW #3: Westiness  (20 comments)



Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 08:28:17 AM PDT ITW #4: Entrepreneurship by Firelight  (6 comments)



Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 09:27:25 PM PDT ITW #5: On The Dock  (18 comments)



Mon Sep 29, 2008 at 09:22:10 PM PDT ITW #6: At The Conference  (10 comments)



Sun Oct 05, 2008 at 09:01:37 PM PDT ITW #7: Martha Jane Cannary  (10 comments)



Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 08:38:57 PM PDT ITW #8: Shelby County  (8 comments)



Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 09:20:55 PM PDT ITW #9: Following The Harvest  (14 comments)

Fourth Quarter



Tue Oct 07, 2008 at 09:17:01 AM PDT Edwin Black's The Plan  (11 comments)


Sun Oct 12, 2008 at 09:09:52 PM PDT Global Human Protein Deficit  (47 comments)



Mon Oct 13, 2008 at 10:51:03 PM PDT Ammonia Production Methods Update  (50 comments)



Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 11:12:18 PM PDT Ammonia Fuel Network Fifth Annual Conference  (10 comments)



Sun Nov 02, 2008 at 09:06:33 PM PDT Millions Will Starve (updated 4x)  (900 comments)



Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 09:00:22 PM PDT Creating Jobs With Ammonia  (40 comments)



Sun Nov 16, 2008 at 10:58:15 PM PDT Agriculture without Fossil Fuels  (53 comments)



Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 09:55:29 PM PDT So I met Bill McKibben  (31 comments)



Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 09:13:07 PM PDT Creating greencollar jobs with renewable ammonia  (47 comments)



Mon Nov 24, 2008 at 08:38:33 PM PDT Rearranging Human Endeavors  (59 comments)



Thu Nov 27, 2008 at 08:18:15 AM PDT The Famine Of 2009 (updated 4x)  (401 comments)



Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 10:08:26 AM PDT Food Without Fossil Fuel  (195 comments)



Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 04:47:41 PM PDT My first radio interview WNJC 1360AM 21:10 EST  (20 comments)



Fri Dec 05, 2008 at 01:03:06 AM PDT Organic Hydroponic Greenhouse Operations  (44 comments)



Sun Dec 07, 2008 at 06:25:12 AM PDT The World's Largest Electrolysis Ammonia Plant  (24 comments)



Thu Dec 18, 2008 at 09:57:58 AM PDT Synthetic Humans Unite!  (17 comments)



Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 04:15:58 PM PDT A National Renewable Ammonia Architecture  (47 comments)



Wed Dec 24, 2008 at 08:58:04 AM PDT Famine of 2009? Updates.  (85 comments)



Thu Dec 25, 2008 at 07:36:05 PM PDT Homesteading The 21st Century  (59 comments)



Thu Dec 25, 2008 at 09:47:41 PM PDT Farmer Owned Fertilizer Production  (84 comments)



Wed Dec 31, 2008 at 06:26:10 PM PDT The Year In Stranded Wind  (24 comments)

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