For the Love of a Windmill
Sometimes it takes one person’s undying focus and energy to make a change. In this case William Kamkwamba was just such a man, or 14-year old boy, as the case was. Living in a small town in Malawi with no electricity, William was determined to power his family’s home with used parts and ingenuity…and a little education.
“An organization called the Malawian Teacher Training Activity contributed a large quantity of books to the primary school library near my home,” William said. “One of the books was called Using Energy. Inside there were plans for a windmill so I decided to build one to provide power for my family.”
Today is sunny, mild, and calm. I fed the birds. I've seen a small flock of doves, a small flock of grackles, a small flock of house finches,…
I saw a male rose-breasted grosbeak at the hopper feeder today. :D
Today is rainy, cool, and gray. I fed the birds. I've seen a flock of doves, several bluejays, a house finch, a rabbit, and a squirrel. Chives have…