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On The Grid:

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Turn on a switch and from the nearest bulb out pours light from... somewhere; turn on a faucet and water appears. Wires, pipes, and roads support the lives we lead, but the average person doesnt know where they go or even how they work. In On the Grid, Scott Huler takes the time to understand the systems that sustain our way of life, starting from his own quarter of an acre in North Carolina and traveling as far as ancient Rome. Each chapter follows one element of infrastructure back to its source. Huler visits power plants, watches new asphalt...

"traveling Light"

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"Weary travelers. You've seen them-everything they own crammed into their luggage. Staggering through terminals and hotel lobbies with overstuffed suitcases, trunks, duffels and backpacks. > Backs ache. Feet burn. Eyelids droop. > We've all seen people like that. > At times, we are people like that-if not with our physical luggage, then at least with our spiritual load. > We all lug loads we were never intended to carry. Fear. Worry. Discontent. > No wonder we get so weary. We're worn out from carrying that excess baggage. Wouldn't it be nice ...