Tohoca’s Writers

Tom Lombardo

Tom is an engineer, instructional designer, author, and armchair philosopher.  Having retired from the classroom after three decades as a professor of engineering and technology, he now spends his professional time as a freelance writer. Tom’s work frequently appears on, where his 300+ articles and two eBooks have been viewed more than five million times.

Tom’s writing interests include science (especially astronomy), technology, engineering, energy management, electric vehicles, sustainable energy, philosophy, psychology, education, football, books, 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 earned Associate and Bachelor’s degrees in electronics, a Master’s in computer science, and a Doctorate in education.


Lisa Lombardo

Lisa writes in-depth articles about gardening and homesteading topics. She grew up on a farm and has continued learning about horticulture, animal husbandry, and home food preservation ever since. She is also a Master Gardener Alumni, self-proclaimed gardening freak, and crazy chicken lady. In addition to writing for her own websites, Lisa has contributed articles to The Prepper Project and

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

Lisa earned an Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

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