Our heavenly [security] gate

Our little slice of heaven has now become a gated community, north Idaho style.  We bought a 12 foot cattle panel during the Labor Day Sale at our local farm ranch store.  Over the course of weeks, being busy with other projects or just plane worn out after a day's worth of teaching,  I finally … Continue reading Our heavenly [security] gate

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)