Saturday, June 12, 2010

Blog changes, materials and getting moving.

As you can see, I made a few design changes to the blog, which I hope will make it a bit more inviting. Feel free to let me know what you think.

Thanks to three of the jobs I have tackled here in the flatlands, I will be taking back to the build site a few building materials ranging from a couple of bags of concrete, to some pressure treated 4x4s, to salvaged cabinets and siding (which will become shoring on my home). Having found a source of food grade polypropolyene barrels, I had hoped to take several back for my water storage, but sadly there simply won't be any room in the truck. I guess that will have to wait until next trip here to the flatlands..

I have only one job to wrap up, which I hope to finish on Monday so I can be on the road Tuesday. That will give me a few weeks on the build site before I have to head out again.

I never would have guessed at the beginning of the year that I would be traveling this much or be this busy not building the homestead..

2 comments:

Wretha said...

I like the new look!

Oh, and thanks for the link to http://www.wendymcelroy.com
I just signed up, I'm not a feminist by any means, that doesn't mean we all can't learn from each other... :)

Storm said...

Thanks Wretha! I've really enjoyed reading your experiences, and I've already adopted a few, though I am too lazy to go with the tumbler for humanure. :) I have gone with the bucket system, and a pile which I will alternate ever year or so..

On Wendy's site, you might be surprised.. she is an individualist feminist which means that she supports all individuals, including men.. :) She is not the NOW sort of rabid gender feminist who thinks that women can advance only through hurting men. She is also a great writer on other subjects as well, from liberty to privacy, to various aspects of history and philosophy.

A better person we are unlikely to meet.. :)