When you come across a piece of clothing that is made well, performs for the intended tasks, and is priced right, you cannot help but talk about it. I was given the Carhartt Women’s, Full Swing, Quick Duck, Norwich Jacket as a birthday present from my husband. He knew that I was in need of … Continue reading Off Grid Clothing -I love my Jacket!
A month ago I posted "Generating Repairs," and after it was all said and done the generator worked great until, not even, a week later. My wife and I were procrastinating on starting the generator hoping for the next sunny day, but to no avail we were socked in with clouds. While sitting on the … Continue reading I cannot “generate” the words to express my frustration…
A unique aspect of living in Northern Idaho is the fact that it is "Moose Country". When we first moved here we could not wait to see a moose and being able to see a male moose with his paddles was and still is a rare treat. But even rarer is being able to see … Continue reading Mama Moose Prepares to Protect Baby Moose
On our day off this week, we decided to break routine and change our walk. Instead of walking down the plowed snow road, we decided to go back country. We layered up our clothing, dawned our snow shoes and headed out into the 8 degree Fahrenheit (-13 Celsius) weather to enjoy the sunny day. Our … Continue reading A Walk in a Winter Wonderland
Free hot showers for the past three weeks. The weather outside is cold enough to keep the wood cook stove fired up almost twenty-four seven to heat our home. With the wood cook stove heating the home, cooking much of our food, and heating our hot water, we have been able to wash dishes, do … Continue reading Wood Stove is Free Hot Water