Life has been incredibly busy the last 9 months. We worked fairly relentlessly on the Earthship from February 2010 to January 2011. We accomplished a lot! Last fall, we started homeschooling the kids, I started consulting as a bookkeeper and writer and we skate skied three times a week at our local trails during the winter … Read More →
The flashing for the front part of our roof (and about 10 feet along each side) has been ordered. Through winter and early spring the rubber roofing has flapped around a bit and ripping was becoming a concern. We had to design our own flashing, since our roof is not standard. Chris also ordered the … Read More →
As followers of Your Money or Your Life, Chris and I have always done a good job of evaluating the cost of our paid employment. We factor in clothes, fuel, travel time and snacks and eating out.
Since I’ve been working as a contract bookeeper, I’ve also been keeping my eye on these expenses, especially as … Read More →
Over the last few days Katie, Stephen and Helen have been working on desigining and developing their own blog, with Chris’ help. Chris asked for one of them to volunteer to be the administrator and Helen was eager to step up. So she and Chris are primarily responsible for the look of the whole thing. … Read More →
It seems we haven’t been progressing very fast on the house. We’ve been trying to get our webstore up and running and all sorts of other things are happening, too. We’ve been skiing a lot, in an effort to get our family in good shape this winter. I’ve picked up a few new clients, one … Read More →
When we decided to try homeschooling the kids this year, one benefit to that decision was our ability to make really good use of our season’s passes at Sun Peaks.
We wanted to push ourselves and the kids on the trails and to see some health benefits to pushing hard. Since really committing to this in … Read More →