Patagonia Greenhouse Building College

Patagonia Greenhouse Building College

Estancia Ranquilco, deep in the cordillera of the Argentine Patagonia, offers a four year course in building a rustic, elegant and organic greenhouse. Various phases of construction will have offers of shorter specific duration, as detailed below, so enrollment is not...
SmallWorld, by Harry Holdorf

SmallWorld, by Harry Holdorf

It was quite interesting from the start. The assortment of Santa Clara Valley programmers had tired of seeing who could get their charcoal barbeques lit the fastest (3.2 seconds), and had moved on to creating their own SmallWorlds. While the general public played...
Tater Talk, by Harry Holdorf

Tater Talk, by Harry Holdorf

It’s funny … when you’re peeling potatoes for frying, you don’t have to peel them all: just the green and the rotten, the stems and sprouts, and then use a brush on the rest.  It’s way too easy for the olders of us to criticize the youngers: when Elan was displaying...
What Makes Things Tick, by Harry Holdorf

What Makes Things Tick, by Harry Holdorf

What Makes Things Tick I’m noticing the seasonal change, as if for the first time. Last night (Sept 27th), I closed the bedroom windows, and tonight I also closed the blinds. After such an unbelievable summer—six months of Western Carolina days strung together, living...
Lydia Davis, by Harry Holdorf

Lydia Davis, by Harry Holdorf

I figured out why the Chinese respect their elders—’cause if they didn’t, they’d kill ’em. If you see an old person on their feet somewhere, get them a chair, ’cause they probably wanna sit down. I used to wonder why people could sit somewhere for...