Reflections on April, 2017

April showers are no match for our homestead endeavors! We made some real progress this month. First and most importantly, we are totally and entirely waterproof! No more buckets to catch drips from the roof. No more hot black roof heating up the house in our long summers. No more flappy, degrading underlayment material up […]

Reflections on March, 2017

So maybe you’re not into reading about uterine contractions and placental encapsulation, but there is one thing you must know about the birth of Earthbag Build Oklahoma’s 3rd son. He was born in a round room of our earthbag home on 3-14-17, which, as any math nerd will tell you, is pi day. We used […]

Reflections on February, 2017

Wow, talk about a short winter. I think we’ve had over 5 days of t-shirt weather and fewer than that number of freezing nights. I’ve noticed that my mood fluctuates according to the weather. On the days when it has felt like spring and even summer, I am full of energy and exuberant about […]