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Collecting solar heat to reduce your heating bills

Posted in Special Projects, on Oct 1, 2013 by Carl
Off-the-grid living is a dream of mine. I have this vision of utilizing many of the green technologies available today to make this dream a reality.  Solar panels, geothermal heating …


Phonebloks: “A phone worth keeping”. Join the movement

How long does your phone last before you buy a new one? A few years, at best? The U.S. alone contributes 3 trillion tons of e-waste each year. Phones are …

Growing Your Dollars The Green Way

Ethical Investing: In With The New

Our plight to invest in greener and more ethical companies continues.  This is the third post in this series. You can read our two previous posts below: 1.  Investing in …

green money

Ethical Investing: Out With The Old

This is the second post in our series on ethical investing. This series is focused on expanding the concept of “voting with our dollars” to encompass investing along with other …


Investing In Good, Green And Ethical Companies

Since the inception of Tales Of Goodness, Andrea and I have looked to spend our money in an ethical and eco-friendly manner.  We began our journey by looking at the …

Self Sufficiency for the 21st Centuru

Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century – A Book Review

This book is an excellent resource. It is both well-organized and thought provoking – and it really explains things at the right level of detail. (For me, this means a …


Get Off The Grid (Part 2): “Watt” You Need To Know

The first post in our “Get Off The Grid” series (Get Off The Grid – How To Pursue Alternative Energy At Home) introduces the different types of photovoltaic (PV) systems …


Get Off The Grid – How To Pursue Alternative Energy At Home

Wouldn’t it be great to have your house powered by the sun? Andrea and I have talked about “getting off the grid” for quite some time. We’re really excited about …

Meet the Gosselins

Meet The Gosselins The Gosselins - July, 2015. Still living the dream (ha!).

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