Reflections on August, 2016

In case you were wondering, building a house is exhausting. I mean serious, fall-asleep-before-your-head-hits-the-pillow exhausting. We’ve been at this house-building business for 3 years now and I am tired! I’m tired of climbing up on the roof, looking for misplaced tools, cobbing and re-cobbing, cooking on fires and unconventional stoves, traipsing to the outhouse, and […]

Partnership Building Survey

Thank you for participating in my research blog!! With your help, we may be of some benefit to others who are trying to build and live more self-reliant lifestyles.

Link to the downloadable PDF at the bottom!

Your answers may be incorporated into a blog post I’m writing here on my website I have […]

Reflections on September, 2014

That we suffered an embarrassing, yet successful harvest this year is grounds for a post about the real dilemma of food. Embarrassing because the grasshoppers ate better than we did, and successful because we get to learn from our mistakes, which are plenty.

Let me first explain my utter hatred […]