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
I've decided to not renew my G Suite. It costs me $72 a year to have a customized email account, and personally, I don't see the point. As a result I will be discontinuing my email@example.com and switching it to my yahoo email (yahoo is free after all!). From now on you will need to… Continue reading I’m Being a Cheapskate
Morgan, Shane and Amy went for a walk to explore our woods today. Morgan made fire with Shane's help while I looked for cool fungus. Shane found some really cool rocks in the creek too! Cotton balls with Petroleum Jelly rubbed into it.Fire striker and flames!Morgan is pretty proud of herself!She did it without help!Gotta… Continue reading Woods Walk and Bushcraft Fire