Living Without Electricity

Well, we’re not entirely without electricity at the cabin.  We do have some electrical function through batteries.  But we’re still off the grid which means we have a mere fraction of the electrical output that most people use on a regular basis when connected to major electrical companies. And it certainly has its challenges.  But we … More Living Without Electricity

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The Patio

I had such big plans for this summer.  But they all got pushed to the side in favour of swimming and lounging in the hammock and reading and playing guitar.  We were going to rip everything out of the Third Room (which we did) and then insulate (we have the insulation in our possession) and … More The Patio

A Tiny Christmas

A few years ago, my family (my parents, myself and my partner, my two brothers and their families) decided that we would cut down on our Christmas spending to alleviate some of the cost, clutter and stress of this holiday season.  We tried a variety of different things.  One year, we made donations to charities. … More A Tiny Christmas