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Cold Morning Test

This morning this the temperature here at Walden Puddle was -33c before a little wind chill was figured in. It was the first really cold morning, so this is a good time to look at our progress in coping with … Continue reading

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Today we are Homesteaders!

Just having a last cup of coffee in a dwelling with grid power. This morning it was cold when I got out of bed, so I just turned up the thermostat. It will be the last time I have access … Continue reading

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Paying the Heat Bill

When we were searching for our ideal homestead property, a high priority (just under low land price) was having a good firewood supply. Keeping the house warm is not a frill, so dependence on big oil is not just expensive, … Continue reading

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Wood Heat

Wood heat! I would assert that no other method of warming your home through the winter, has the same almost primal appeal of a fireplace or woodstove. Aside from the pleasant sensation of a heat that seems to penetrate to … Continue reading

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