Author Archives: Lyle

Damaged Goods

After Zafer, the thing I miss the most is my brain.

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Functioning Again

I went to the Plant for the first time yesterday.

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Shakori Disguises

Tami, Arlo, and I are re-emerging into our worlds. We scare some people, and want to hide from others.

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Guilt 101

In high school I learned that guilt was a wasted emotion. I think I read that in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

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Z Comes Home

It’s a clear blue Sunday afternoon in Moncure. The house is strewn with remnants of ragers gone by, and we are down to just Tami and me.

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Writing the Bulletin

I’m well known for hating paper products. Especially at the Plant, where they often end up as litter. Which I get to pick up.

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Grave Digging Time

Years ago, when Tami and I dabbled in real estate, I always thought a graveyard would be the perfect entrance to a development.

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Good Bye Z

Tami and I were in bed when floodlights lit the pond on which we live.

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Changing Climate, Changing Minds

In 2002, when I was teaching a class down at Central Carolina Community College, I was calling for an “energy regime change,” as we studied “global warming.” At the time America was hopelessly addicted to foreign oil—I was advocating for … Continue reading

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Pew Clean Energy Network

Last year I headed up to D.C. for a meeting of the Pew Clean Energy Network. They made a movie to promote their endeavors–and they put me in it. I’m something like the third talking head.

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