Tohoca’s Writers

Tom Lombardo

Tom is an engineer, instructional designer, professor emeritus, author, and armchair philosopher. After a stint in the machine tool industry, he found his true calling in higher education, where he served as a professor of engineering technology for three decades. Having retired from the classroom, Tom now spends his professional time as a freelance writer and editor. His work appears on, where his 370+ articles and two ebooks have been viewed more than five million times. Tom is also a writer and editor for Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine, and he provides technical writing services and training materials for various companies. Check out Tom’s interview on EEWeb.

Tom’s writing interests include science (especially astronomy), technology, engineering, energy management, electric vehicles, sustainable energy, philosophy, psychology, education, music, and lifelong learning. Oh … and craft beer. (Just thought I’d toss that out there in case any microbreweries need some writing done.)

Tom has undergraduate degrees in electronic engineering technology, a master’s in computer science, and a doctorate in education.

Lisa Lombardo

Lisa is a Master Gardener Alumnus, a gardening freak, and a self-proclaimed “crazy chicken lady.” She grew up on a farm and continues to practice horticulture, animal husbandry, and home food preservation. Lisa is the creator of The Self Sufficient HomeAcre and The New Homesteader’s Almanac, where she writes in-depth articles about gardening and homesteading. In addition to writing for her own websites, Lisa has contributed articles to The Prepper Project and She is also the author of two books – The Beginner’s Guide to Backyard Homesteading and Organic Gardening for Beginners – as well as several ebooks about homesteading.

Lisa’s writing interests include plants, animals, gardening, homesteading, canning and preserving, conservation, and sustainable landscaping.

Lisa’s degrees include an Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

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