Category Archives: Clothing & Gear

A New Sweeper for the Solar Array

In the winter, one of the most important chores of the homestead is keeping the solar array free of snow (see Solar “Extraction” and Sweeps Season). To do that, I’ve relied for several years on an extendable pole, with a … Continue reading

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Finally Fitbit Free

I just took the definitive steps to free myself of my FitbitĀ®. I used a Fitbit exercise-tracking device back in 2015 (see FitbitĀ® Foolishness). Sometime more recently, I tried a newer version of the old Flex, called an Alta. Our … Continue reading

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