Mesh tales 9/11/20 The HVAC filter adventure -> Bought a new Trane HVAC home unit last year $5,000, cheap actually for this area. Life was good for about 8 months then the 5-inch thick new style filter gets a little clogged. According to Trane, they…

Lingzhi Mushroom 1. The Mushroom of Immortality Chinese alchemists spent centuries formulating elixirs of life. They were frequently commissioned by the Emperor, and experimented with things like toxic mercury, gold, sulfur and plants. The formula for gunpowder, sulfur, saltpeter and carbon was originally an attempted elixir of immortality….

LE-Past Chinese Mushroom

From Wikipedia Lingzhi (mushroom) (see my comment) The word lingzhi (靈芝) was first recorded in a fu (賦; “rhapsody; prose-poem”) by the Han dynasty polymath Zhang Heng (CE 78–139). His Xijing fu (西京賦) (Western Metropolis Rhapsody) contains a description of the 104 BCE Jianzhang Palace of Emperor Wu of Han that parallels lingzhi with shijun (石菌; “rock mushroom”): “Raising huge breakers, lifting waves,…

Mr Tractor

Tractor From inside the old sagging pole barn a drop of oil fell and the powered dust echoed loud in the silent gloom spraying forth in a micro geyser. A swirl of dancing wind carried the dust out in magic beams of moon light made…