Illinois Farmer

Illinois Farmer

This short book is a family farm history. It’s about my cousin Alvin and his family who’ve worked their farm at Island Grove for four generations. Alvin, now retired, farmed for 60 years and he’ll be the last of the family to work the farm. He tells...
In memoriam – Charles Daas

In memoriam – Charles Daas

Charlie was a dear friend, a rare friend, one who cared about his friends and everyone in a deep way. I think all his friends remember him like this. He was a friend who thinks mostly of you rather than himself. I felt he was actually grateful to know me. He was...
Dubai

Dubai

I’ve traveled to Dubai several times in recent years to research and write about the city. I became impressed with its solar energy program and, as a curious planner, intrigued by the city itself. I was invited to write a feature length article for Planning called...
LNG supply, demand and pricing

LNG supply, demand and pricing

LNG is an interesting niche in energy markets depending on many factors and regional forces. My research seeks to understand global supply and demand and the factors influencing prices. I continue writing on the topic for Oilprice.com Published articles include, The...