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Posted by Sandra in Permaculture on 23. Jun, 2014 | No Comments
After learning how to make a compost tea brewer, I’ve been on the hunt for a large barrel…this jumped out at me on kajiji. The fellow selling them had two for $20 each. What a score. We will use the second one for other projects.
Posted by Sandra in Community, Construction, Earthship, Plans on 22. Jun, 2014 | No Comments
Although we didn’t get much time to celebrate, Chris and I and the kids managed to complete outstanding permit jobs to close the permit about 10 days before our workshop started. As we were gathering mulch, topsoil, and manure, we were putting in relentless days building, shoveling, plastering and generally ticking off the last 13 … Read More →
Posted by Sandra in Earthship on 03. Dec, 2013 | 2 Comments
For the last few weeks Chris and I have been posting the occasional bit of information here. Everytime I come here I wince because the photo of us was taken in August 2009, just after we finished paddling the Bowron Lakes Circuit.
For about 18 months I’ve been trying to find time to re-do the website…change … Read More →
Posted by Sandra in Earthship on 30. Nov, 2013 | 1 Comment
Spring and summer saw many visitors to our home. Chris and I actually love to give tours and will almost never turn anybody down. But some of you know only too well that since September we have been turning down all but close friends and family. There were a few reasons for this.
Summer is always … Read More →
Posted by Chris in Arduino, Family, Technology on 27. Nov, 2013 | 2 Comments
I have spent some time over the last couple of years trying to teach the kids programming … for the most part my attempts have been unsuccessful … I was simply not able to interest them.
Recently, my youngest daughter has been (very independently of me) showing an interest in these kinds of things. … Read More →
Posted by Sandra in Earthship, Expenses on 14. Aug, 2013 | 7 Comments
The last few days I have been compiling the information needed to submit an application for the new housing rebate for GST/HST. Additionally, in British Columbia, we qualify for a rebate on the provincial portion of the HST. Fortunately most of our expenditures occurred during the time that BC was under the Harmonized Sales Tax. … Read More →