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Backup Water Supply

I finally got around to doing something about a secondary source of water for the Homestead. I found a man from Missouri that was willing to come and drill a shallow well, and it turned out he used the “water jet” method of drilling the well. 1,083 more words

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Lesson from Cycling: Hills

As you can imagine, cycling across Canada gives the opportunity to encounter hills, lots of them! There were some long uphill grades that were really difficult! 330 more words

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Water Fracking Can Harm Water Wells

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PITTSBURGH — Six years into a natural gas boom, Pennsylvania has for the first time released details of 243 cases in which companies prospecting for oil or gas were found by state regulators to have contaminated private drinking water wells. 515 more words

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Lesson from Cycling: Drafting

Drafting is a strategy where two or more cyclists line up in such a way as to provide a greater efficiency in the ride. The lead cyclist provides an air stream draft for the others which can, according to some estimates, provide up to 30% greater efficiency. 237 more words

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Day 59/60: Decompression...

On the flight home the guy next to me asked, “How are you going to decompress from this experience?” I had not really thought about it. 387 more words

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Day 57/58: Halifax and Home Sweet Home

The “Cruise” to Nova Scotia, Sydney Terminal from Newfoundland docked at about 9:30 am. Timo and I had a beautiful sunny day to drive into Halifax to return the RV. 317 more words

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