Monthly Archives: October 2013

Saving the Old Shed

Once I got a chance to peer carefully under the piles of junk, it was clear that the existing building was too far gone to be restored with any sensible amount of time and money. The roof was shot, the … Continue reading

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The Short Way Around

We are almost settled into the winter rental. Moving and settling in was a lot of work, but it was a familiar process. The rental is roomy and comfortable, and has a basement for extra storage. I am going through … Continue reading

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A Homestead and a Spare

What could be crazier than building an off-grid homestead on a bare piece of wilderness? Well doing it in your mid-fifties with minimal resources would be even worse. And if that was not enough to get your friends and relatives … Continue reading

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