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The Edge of Green tiny home

Another tiny home, I really like the layout of this one as well as the material it’s made of. I love how they incorporated the solar panels into the building, not only collecting sun rays, it is doubling as shade … Continued

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Backup plan for internet

What’s your backup plan? Do you have one? I hope so, everyone needs one no matter where or how they live. Today I’ll discuss communication. A few weeks ago, we had a huge thunderstorm that knocked out the electricity where … Continued

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Tiny home documentary

Most of the tiny home videos I find tend to be snippets, showing a 15 minute (on average) slice of life in a tiny home, usually not much more than a nickel tour. This video shows so much more, it’s … Continued

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Here I am

  My dream, it’s something I have had more or less since I was a very little girl, I’ve always loved nature, wild places, as a young child I traveled through the desert with my family on our way from … Continued

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What are you doing?

Where do you see yourself next week, next month, next year, in a decade? Are you actively planning your life or are you merely floating through the flotsam and jetsam of your daily grind? Far too many of us are … Continued

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Arvo off grid

Arvo Thompson went from wanting to live off grid to actually doing it, a step that sadly, not enough people actually do. He has been living the life for 15+ years, designing and building everything on his property himself. He … Continued

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Huge copper mine goes off the grid

Increasingly it is big business that is taking a leaf from the off-grid philosophy. Australia’s largest integrated off-the-grid solar power system will be up and running in 2016 at a copper mine in remote Western Australia. The 10.6 million megawatt … Continued

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Budget solar install

I love seeing how other people do their solar systems, especially those who create and maintain their systems on a shoestring budget, which is how we do things around here. A quick search on YouTube for solar power netted this … Continued