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Would you live in a yurt?

In the next town over from where I live, quite close, nearly in town, there is a yurt on a hillside, I don’t know who owns it or if anyone even lives there, but it looks interesting, if nothing else … Continued

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Three things this week

First thing, as I sit here tonight, sipping herbal tea that tastes like a sugar cookie, it’s quite a different night from last night, for one thing, it’s quiet, all I hear is the hum from the inverter fan and … Continued

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Off grid crock pot

I love the idea of cooking low and slow, but being off grid means I don’t have the electricity to spare to run an electric crock pot, nor do I want to cook on my propane stove for hours and … Continued

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He was my inspiration

I grew up in a family that did things together, we didn’t have the money to spend on vacations or trips, but we always ate meals together, and we watched good TV shows as a family. I fondly remember watching … Continued

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Freezing week

A great deal of the USA went through a major deep freeze, we were not spared here in far west Texas. We got dumped on with snow, it snowed as far south as Presidio, an area where one rarely needs … Continued