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Just a Little Q and A Time

I’m caught up with myself (at least for now) on my posts so I asked a few of you if you had any questions. Here are a few, hopefully I can answer them and if not I’ll try again. 894 more words

Building An Earthship

It's about these kinds of moments

“Ok? Who wants to go with me?” My husband announces.

“Me!” My daughter exclaims.

Oh great, I think to myself. No chance for a deer now… 150 more words


You Don't Have to be Crazy to Live Here...We'll train you

Earthship Post #14

March 6, 2017

Wow! What a crazy week!!! It started with Dave waking me up at 4:15 Tuesday morning telling me the lights on his car weren’t working and I’d have to drive him to work. 774 more words

Building An Earthship

I'd Tap That...Birch Tapping 101

That Birch is beautiful.

It’s 50 feet tall and its trunk is eight inches in diameter. The sun shines softly on one face of the tree, illuminating the creamy, papery bark.  482 more words

Living Off The Land

Collecting Chaga with an untested forager

It’s Chaga hunting day!

Karoline arrives at my door with her backpack in hand. I look down at her feet and notice she is wearing ankle high hiking boots. 732 more words

Living Off The Land

Bärlauch (wild garlic)

Spring arrived in Vienna suddenly the end of last week, after an unusually cold and snowy winter. The sun had barely been out for a day—and the snow was not entirely gone—when my friend Petra started talking about… 691 more words

The Many Faces Of Vienna

Patience. Got to have patience.

I know it’s there. It’s lingering, just beneath the snow: dormant life. I am waiting for the warmth of spring to wake up this sleepy, resting life so I may start my foraging. 566 more words

Living Off The Land