Monthly Archives: January 2009


Entry #38 – Leave only footprints / Take only pictures

My dad crosses a creek in the Sierra Nevada Mountains Packing in the Sawtooth Wilderness of Idaho Years ago as a young [...]

By |January 31st, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Entry #37 – Less Can Be More

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By |January 29th, 2009|Video|0 Comments

Entry #36 – Virtues of a wood burning stove

The warmth of the fire drew our family together In a day when the topic of sustainability is moving towards the forefront [...]

By |January 27th, 2009|Energy|0 Comments

Entry #35 – Sustaining life in a season of grey

Nearly every winter a high pressure zone settles over southern Idaho for weeks at a time.  Warm air pushes the cold air down, [...]

By |January 24th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Entry #34 – Lessons from an Amish farmer

The seven great challenges of sustainability This past spring Nancy and I stayed a week with some good friends of ours in Iowa.  [...]

By |January 22nd, 2009|Sustainable Living|0 Comments

Entry#33 – A Pony’s life fulfilled

Pet the pony cultivates the garden Left photo:Dusty was a pack horse. Right photo: Pet in the pet parade. [...]

By |January 20th, 2009|Country Living Reflections, Livestock|0 Comments

Entry #32 – Solar hot water – Some things we have learned

Solar hot water panel facing south As I shared in my last entry, Nancy and I decided to incorporate a solar hot [...]

By |January 18th, 2009|Energy|0 Comments

Entry #31 – The price of becoming energy free

Using the wind & sun It was always our intention to build a home that was both energy efficient and somewhat independent [...]

By |January 16th, 2009|Energy|0 Comments

Entry #30 – Small footprint – Big handprint

Small Footprint Big Handprint Introduction from Vineyard Boise on Vimeo.

By |January 15th, 2009|Video|0 Comments

Entry #29 – Building a woodburning hot tub

The completed hot tub in action Left photo:Finding the location. Right photo: Building the oven. Left photo:Using a [...]

By |January 13th, 2009|Building Projects|0 Comments
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