Road Trip Pioneer

Road Trip Pioneer

Have you ever wondered about the first cross-country road trip? Americans have driven millions of miles back and forth across the country over the years but someone had to be first. That someone was Horatio Jackson Nelson.   I’ll admit, I hadn’t given it much thought myself despite my own epic road trip history. A…

Electric Wind

Electric Wind

“Magetsi a mphepo,” he whispered. I will build electric wind.     I live a life of comfort in my upper middle class American home.  I don’t worry about things like famines or poor sanitation.  When I’m hungry I go to the store to buy whatever I want from the thousands of options.  I eat,…

Windmill Love

Windmill Love

I don’t know what it is about windmills, but whenever I see one of the old classic designs out on the prairie, I just want to stop and take a picture. There are a few windmill museums in the world and I’ve been lucky enough to visit one.  So many windmills!  Who knew there were…