Things are starting to wrap up as we get closer to the signing date. We are starting to work on some rough blue prints of the house. it looks like we have settled on a 50 foot circle 20 feet deep. When you factor in the tires, walls, etc, the house will be approximately 1500 … Continue reading the excitement is building
Month: February 2015
My disabled child is not a victim.
Disclaimer: This is one I those random posts I will have from time to time that has little or nothing to do with the project, but I feel it needs to be said. My almost 5 year old son was born with a disability. Because of a brain injury at birth he now has spastic … Continue reading My disabled child is not a victim.
Riding the Roller Coaster
We have 21 days until the down payment is due on the property. This statement scares the poop out of me. I know we can do it. partially because we HAVE to do it, but it's going to be a tight squeeze, a very tight squeeze. It depends on me working my butt off, which … Continue reading Riding the Roller Coaster
Last Sunday I had just gotten home from church when C looked at me and says "it's February, we should start thinking about planting". I turned to him and said "ok, we've got $30 to play with, lets head to lowes!". So we did. We had some 72 well starter greenhouses left over from last … Continue reading It’s Februrary!!
The challenge revised
I'm still not happy with the challenge. I think I could do better. Here is why I'm not happy with it: I think the grocery list I made as an example accurately shows how new homesteaders (as we are) would shop in the middle of winter when our own resources aren't readily available. This grocery … Continue reading The challenge revised