15 Cents Per Kilowatt Hour

15 Cents Per Kilowatt Hour

I’m sitting across the counter from my husband while he expresses his frustration. Loudly. “When you add up the rate we pay, the usage charge and all of these fees, these people are charging us 15 cents per kilowatt hour.” He’s not happy. Neither am I. When we lived...
Monkey Mind at Work

Monkey Mind at Work

Last week was one of those non-stop weeks. There were a million little things that needed to be done: emails, responses, calendar invites, social media stuff, work stuff, personal stuff, lots (and lots) of stuff. And each one of these activities started another set of...
Alexa, Turn on the Tall Light

Alexa, Turn on the Tall Light

My first couple of months with Alexa (a.k.a. Amazon Echo) were pretty disappointing. She could play the news, tune in to a radio station, and (with a little effort) play music from my iTunes library. She had a decent speaker and really good voice recognition, but at...