When and how do we get it all done? How will we afford to get it accomplished? Where do we start? Sound familiar? Try living on a homestead that's been around since 1917 with our family purchasing it in 1937. Imagine buildings falling into disarray because life happens. When there are times you'd rather go… Continue reading Stress on an Old Homestead
At 2:15pm today our electricity came back on. That was 286 hours or mathematically 11.92 days of being without it. To be fair we were fortunate enough to get that generator to keep most of our needs met, but a nice long soak in the bath will be welcome! Now to do all the things… Continue reading The Power is ON!
Times like the Wildfires back in Sept 2020 and this Ice Storm for Valentines 2021 make you take stock and realize how well you did at preparing or how bad you failed. I have to say we did pretty well at evacuating in a timely manner in September (partially because we figured it was coming… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness
Currently, we are operating with a generator large enough to power the heat in the house, the well, our computers/router, and a lamp or two. I am able to update all about our current state of affairs after the nasty ice storm. We rarely get storms this bad and this damaging. In fact I can't… Continue reading Ice Storm, Feb 2021