Temporary hot water? Reality Check… We live off grid (part 3)

I have talked about hot water during the late fall, winter, and early spring months, but I have not really discussed how we have hot water when not using our wood stove.  This is another off grid reality check.  It's another one of those facts that separate our home life from those on the grid, … Continue reading Temporary hot water? Reality Check… We live off grid (part 3)

Reality Check… we live off grid (part 1: of our transition period)

Sometimes my wife and I have to remind ourselves that we live off the grid.  We do not receive any electricity from the power company. We make our own electricity using our solar panels and sometimes back up gas generator in a pinch. During evenings, I like to unwind by watching Youtube on the television.  … Continue reading Reality Check… we live off grid (part 1: of our transition period)