I’ve been sitting on these pictures for a little while – just wanted to show the snow accumulation in front of the woodshed. Be careful!  That’s a sharp edge! So pouty. Bonus Hacienda picture.  That’s the resting side.

Total Teardown of our Solar Power System – Switching from Flooded to AGM L-16 Batteries

Our solar power system has been working very well for us for the past five or more years.  It has washed our clothes, cooked our food, boiled some of our water, kept the lights on, charged our devices, powered our internet connection and, occasionally, even thrown off some heat here and there. Of course, so … Read more

Follow-up to Aeration for Iron Mitigation – Problem Solved?

I don’t want to get ahead of myself or jinx things, but there has been a definite and very noticeable difference in the water situation since I began aerating the well water on a daily basis. Previously, water taken directly from the tap and boiled on the woodstove suffered severely from the iron being concentrated … Read more