Solar Upgrade

We’ve added panels to our solar setup and made additions to the solar shed. Our primary solar input is through 3 polycrystaline panels ranging from 235 to 250 watts each. They produce electricity as 24 volts DC. The 4 panels we added are 190 watt monocrystaline and produce electricity as 36 volts DC. We have […]

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Firewood Season

We heat our home in winter using a wood burning stove (we have two woodstoves going when it is really cold). Winter is also when we cut, split and stack firewood for the next heating season. I’ve been cutting firewood in a several locations, most recently on the point south of our garden and home. […]

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Late August

This was supposed to be the post for August but things sometimes move a little too quickly here. It’s already October and trees are starting to show fall colors. So this will be a look back into what our summer was like. I was finally able to get some decent photos of the cranefly orchids […]

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