Martin Tobias and Starbucks … huh?

| December 8, 2006

What does a biodiesel entrepreneur and Starbucks have in common? A retort on a newly printed Starbuck’s cup from Imperium Renewable’s (Seattle Biodiesel) CEO Martin Tobias. The optimistic statement mentions soybeans and biodiesel as something he sees helping to cure our “petroleum addiction.” Let me know if you see the cup when you pick up […]

Shuttle launch rescheduled for Saturday

| December 8, 2006

I wanted to write about the launch of the Shuttle Discovery and STS-116, but weather has delayed the planned Thursday night (12/7/2006) launch until Saturday. The launch was declared scrubbed at 21:36. For the aging Discovery, this is the 33rd mission and 117th space shuttle flight. The STS-116 mission is scheduled for 12-days and the […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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