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Carter at the Montreal Science Centre

A Day in Old Montreal (Montreal, Day 3)

Damn if my sister didn’t come up with the best idea of the trip: dangling the carrot of zip-lining to keep the kids in line. With that in mind, I purposely planned that activity as the last of the trip (not to mention it’s out of town and thus requires […]

offgrid solar backpack voltaic

Wanted: Solar Toys

I’ve fallen in love with two separate gadgets, but I only have room in the budget for one. Both are solar and, therefore, burying the needle in greenness, so that alone makes me covet them highly. But they’re both also portable, which just goes so well with my highly mobile lifestyle.