Tag Archives: Living off the land

Water, Water Everywhere, but not a drop to drink

Water, Water Everywhere, but Not a Drop to Drink January 5, 2017   I woke up early to the sound of something pelting the roof of the camper. I thought it was probably rain, because when I went to bed … Continue reading

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Hold On Baby, It Might Be a Rough Ride

November 29, 2016   We survived the first snow, but the melting afterwards has been a challenge. I woke up in the middle of the night and thought I smelled wet wood- that can’t be- Then, two days later as … Continue reading

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Let it Snow on our Parade

Earthship Blog Post #11 November 17, 2016 First snow! It’s been a dry fall- not even much rain. Yesterday we set record high temperatures – close to 70 degrees. Today….snow. The old adage, If you don’t like the weather in … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Wait

Earthship Blog Post #10   November 4, 2016        So many things have happened. The septic system is in. The solar is up and running and we’ve moved the campers right by the build site. We hooked up the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Ship Builders

Merry Christmas We’re faring well on the mountain. The winter has set in and we are learning how and when to get water, when to leave the heat on and when to let things ride. Actually we’re learning lots of … Continue reading

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Things are about to get REAL

Earthship Blog post #9 October 17, 2016   Today I’m so excited! The guys from Mountain Power Solutions are here. (The solar guys!) They’re moving the batteries into the power shed. Finally things are happening.   The wind has been … Continue reading

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Some days are Diamonds, Some are just plain Rocks – Earthship Blog Post #8

Earthship Blog post #8 October 15, 2016   We’ve had a crazy couple of weeks. Things are finally starting to move. The guy who is doing our dirt work had another job fall through, so he started on our property … Continue reading

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The Agony of Real Life off the Grid

    The Agony of Real Life Earthship Post #7        It’s the middle of September and I already feel the chill of fall in the air. We’re only a few feet above the valley floor, but the temperature … Continue reading

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Waiting on the World to Change-Waiting to launch the Earthship

Earthship blog post #6 September 6, 2016       Almost two months since we arrived here. We don’t have much to show as far as progress towards our build. We’ve gotten caught up in the red tape and paperwork from … Continue reading

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Earthship journey (the history) part 2

Earthship post #5 Our History of how we arrived at the Earthship Part 2   We started looking for land around the valley we live in. I wanted to stay close to be able to get to my parents if there … Continue reading

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