The other day we finally reached a nice, solid float voltage on the batteries with a few hours of good sunlight left in the day, so I opted to plug in the induction stove and warm a full kettle of water using the power of the sun! Whistling merrily along here, but hard to see … Read more
Everyone seems to agree that we’ve received an above average amount of snow here this winter. A couple of days ago it finally warmed up above freezing and things started to melt. This caused the snow to slide off the front porch of the cabin in dramatic fashion – as well as completely around the … Read more
Here’s some beautiful shots from my latest card swap. Didn’t even notice it on the thumbnail! But then saw the footprints developing. What a warm tail that must be.
The extended periods of -30 degree weather played havoc here at the homestead. The most egregious issue was around the chimney. Inside my little attic chimney room, the air must have been extremely cold, and when moisture infiltrated from the cabin itself, it froze within the rock wool insulation. Once temperatures warmed up to a … Read more