Reflections on December, 2017

archway cob home farm

Solar power is in the pipeline!

The ground mount frame for the solar array is now secured in the ground. Each of the 12 posts are stabilized 6 feet underground with concrete. The lateral frame has been welded to the upright posts. The end caps are secured to keep wasps from making nests in them. […]

Reflections on September and October, 2017

alis paint over earthbag walls

Ah, the power of music! I’m going to let you in on a little October secret: if you are facing a tumultuous task, turn on some music. You won’t be disappointed. I have been nudging Aaron to get us a subscription to a music service for a long time. “It will motivate us to get […]

Reflections on May, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I am serious; mothering is hard work. We have 3 children, 2 dogs, a cat, 9 chickens, 1 remaining guinea, and 35 cows to care for. Building a home with no electricity or plumbing, out on a windy prairie, and trying to keep everyone alive and […]