The Great Indoors (Blog)

Why Be Normal?

Posted on 06/26/2014 by Bob Krell

"Normal. Normal is regular, average, medium. Normal is safe, familiar, warm and comfortable. Normal is the thing you know. It is what is. But, normal isn't great..." From Mini Cooper's "Not Normal" video, 2012. I ran into that extended video-commercial again recently, and was reminded about the message it carried.… Read More

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The Truth About MCS

Posted on 06/20/2014 by Bob Krell

"Those people are crazy!"  You hear it all the time in the Indoor Environmental (IAQ) professionals community about those claiming to be affected by Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (#MSC).  Many of those suffering from what may very well be adverse reactions to chemical exposures in their everyday lives, are all-too-often dismissed. … Read More

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Time to Change Course

Posted on 06/11/2014 by Bob Krell

Funny thing about change. You don’t always have a say in its outcome. A fact is sort of like that, too. It doesn’t really depend on your opinions or beliefs. It is what it is.Climate change is occurring. It’s a fact, despite what some naysayers try to profess to the… Read More

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Fill 'er Up

Posted on 06/04/2014 by Bob Krell

I'm not talking about my car’s gas tank (although that would be another interesting conversation).  The February issue of Healthy Indoors Magazine and that month’s Publisher’s Rant focused on what we’re filling our indoor environments and bodies up with--namely, chemicals and pollutants (and, is there REALLY a difference?).What the hell… Read More

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You Are NOT The Father!

Posted on 01/23/2014 by Bob Krell

OK, this month’s title is clearly a cheap attention-getter, however I believe it will serve to illustrate my point. Maury Povich made the quote famous, but many of us do seem to be infatuated with having some sort of test results to validate our beliefs and fears.Everybody Wants The “Test”:This… Read More

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