Category Archives: home

Mouse Trap

Little Guy has been such a good mouser since he moved in that I stopped catching mice outside the house. A few days ago I saw a mouse run behind the stove. Oh no, not having that. I do not … Continue reading

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Plain Jane

I have not worked outside much lately. Brutal heat first, then daily thunderstorms that have me not want to be outside on the hill. ¬†Hopefully that will settle down in a few days. I have taken the opportunity to go … Continue reading

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Cabin-in-Dreaming and More Digging

Filling seven 24 inch high raised beds with a hugelkultur mix of deadwood, compost materials, plus native soil had the additional benefit of preparing for my partially buried cabin-in-dreaming. I have also been digging footings for the slab foundation, and … Continue reading

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Indoor Garden

Just finished painting my back bedroom for the indoor garden. I bought the first shelving unit and put it up, although I only have onion and garlic chives in there. They have shot up since they’ve been in there, so … Continue reading

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Washing Clothes Without Electricity

Today I tried washing my clothes without electricity. Of all the things I have seen online from tiny spinners to foot pedals to big metal barrels, the one I thought the easiestRd is a five gallon bucket and a plunger … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Died/Kitchen Change

My old trailerstead has an ancient avocado green refrigerator that has now quit working. It has the freezer door inside and ices up all the time. For three years I have expected it to die any minute. It did good. … Continue reading

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Caring For Your Own Circle

You are not taking care of the whole circular economy by yourself, there are 7 billion helpers. The extras are more or less a problem but we seriously outnumber them. You are responsible for your own circle. Every action you … Continue reading

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