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I’ve written enough blog posts now that I’m starting to worry I’m repeating myself and I may not even be aware of it. Sigh. Well, at any rate, we’re still learning how to heat the house without the convenience of … Continue reading
We’re definitely two weeks out from the solstice. It isn’t pitch black by five o’clock any more. Indeed, I was outside (briefly) at 5:15 this evening and there was a decent amount of dusky light. The sun went down quickly, … Continue reading
While much of the U.S. West and particularly the Pacific Northwest are going through a heat wave, we’re having a cold (and rainy) spell. It rained something like 2 inches in the past 24 hours based on our very precise … Continue reading
When we moved into the house last summer, some things got deposited in rooms/closets/corners/cabinets that made sense. Some did not. Such is the nature of moving. We weren’t sure what was going to go in the “stove room” (the quasi-utility … Continue reading
Passive solar and the masonry stove, of course. It was 74 F in the basement by mid-afternoon. We don’t turn on the electric baseboard heaters unless we’re watching a movie so all of that heat came from passive solar. Amazing, … Continue reading
Whoops. It’s masonry stove, not masonary stove. Damn letter ‘a’… Now, am I enough of a grammar nerd and diehard professor to go back into old WordPress posts and correct the spelling?