Tag Archives: green living

e.t.

I can’t seem to remember much these days. Too many things bouncing around my head at any given time. I don’t think I ever wrote about getting an old electric tractor this summer. Did I?? Does that ring a bell??? … Continue reading

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pv production

Yesterday we got our second electricity bill after the solar photovoltaic panels got installed. Our first bill was actually a credit. Well, not quite. The company still charges a monthly fee for being connected to the grid. So even if … Continue reading

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cycles o’ laundry

It’s the weekend. That means laundry. Which means multiple loads of laundry with various steps and stages. Nothing like one word–‘laundry’–that actually masks the multi-step process that can eat up a bunch of the weekend between the sorting, carrying, switching … Continue reading

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adapting to the weather

Hooray!  It’s another mostly sunny day.  After our bleak, almost three weeks of cloudy skies, these past few days have been gloriously beautiful.  Everyone and everything, I swear, has a little more energy and spunk. More sunshine also means that … Continue reading

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scraps

Winter is definitely here.  We had one snowstorm, followed by a melt, and a bigger one a few days ago.  There’s been snow on the ground ever since then. The chickens have not been happy with the weather.  They’ve spent … Continue reading

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scaling up

Today’s harvest was the biggest of the summer thus far.  It’s peak production time seasonally, but also we’re a bit behind on harvesting and processing due to the house and moving. It was time to catch up today so we … Continue reading

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shopping in the garden

It’s peak vegetable season and the garden is a jungle–in a good way.  I wish I had more time for weeding, harvesting, and processing, especially leisurely weeding, harvesting, and processing. It is such a treat, though, to go grocery shopping … Continue reading

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