Monthly Archives: July 2012

TIL the United States uses more energy for air-conditioning than the entire continent of Africa uses for all purposes.

Cooling a Warming Planet: A Global Air Conditioning Surge by Stan Cox: Yale Environment 360

The U.S. has long used more energy for air conditioning than all other nations combined. But as demand increases in the world’s warmer regions, global energy consumption for air conditioning is expected to continue to rise dramatically and could have a major impact on climate change.

Not sure why the photo is upside down – but i got my gift!

I got my Arbitrary Day 2012 gift on!

Just wanted to say thanks to my SS – the coasters are great and my little girl nom-noms the wooden toys – thanks so much for making my first Arbitrary day wonderful. (BTW: i’m originally from Seattle and have had the awesome opportunity to explain to my A