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What a week!

This past week was a busy one for my family. A group of dentists visited our area, to do free dental clinics, and we helped them with various aspects of their work. Boo, for instance, was in charge of mixing the material used in the fillings. Some family members...
Look alikes

Look alikes

The kids found this almost life-size Rottweiler in the shipment, and wanted to pose it with Commando. As you can see, Commando is much cuter than the stuffed dog, but not as good at holding still for a picture!...
Storm coming in over the mountains

Storm coming in over the mountains

We’ve been getting an hour or so of rain every day for the past few weeks. This is terrific, as we’ve seeded some small areas of lawn in front of both of the buildings, and the new grass is loving all this rain! The photo above is one I really like, as a...

Living on Solar Power

It’s a bit soon to be writing about this, since we’ve only had our system up (and only 2/5 of the system is up now) for three days. But, here’s what I’ve gleaned so far. The sunlight begins to peak over the horizon at around 5am here. With...

Running on solar!

Before any of our solar panels were installed, we ran a generator to charge our batteries. The generator creates too much power at once, and so we tried to run lots of electrical appliances at the same time as the generator. So, first thing in the morning, we would...