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The scariest (to me) part of the move is tomorrow!

Tomorrow morning we will be attempting to disconnect, move, reconnect, and point our satellite internet system. Lots of the systems at our new house are very new – in fact, as I write this, Allen is working to get the electricity from our bank of batteries to...

Merry Christmas, and we’re almost done moving!

Just a quick update. Today (Christmas Eve) we are moving like maniacs. We’ll have Christmas in our new home. We have water, a working toilet, a shower (cold), electricity (created by a generator and stored in batteries) and a working kitchen sink. Really, what...

The First Day (part 3): The Boring Part

Russell drove the beige Land Cruiser, carrying Trish, Gus, Boo and David. The majority of our drive was on beautiful new roads, with the exception of the one hour driving on dirt – but even that was mostly smooth, well-packed dirt. We were ahead of schedule, the...

We interrupt this travel saga for a brief message

KIRSTIN IS HOME! We’re so excited to have Kirstin home with us for the holidays! She’s thrilling us with exotic tales of job hunting and interviewing, job orientation, punching in and learning the ropes at Home Depot. Tomorrow morning she is going to jump...
The First Day (part 2): Setting Off

The First Day (part 2): Setting Off

Solving the problems related to a sudden, unexpected road trip involved more desperation than brilliance. Allen decided to hire one member of his construction crew to stay on site as a watchman for out on our new property while we would be away. Interestingly, the...