Monthly Archives: February 2013

Work Around for a Failed Water Shut-Off

We’re very concerned with water conservation on the homestead for a variety of practical reasons. Because we burn scrap wood to heat water, we must conserve hot water in the shower. To do this, we installed a low flow, handheld … Continue reading

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Of Butts, Kitchens, and the Turveydrop School of Deportment

A year or so ago, we watched the BBC mini-serialization of Charles Dickens’s Bleak House (paid link). We enjoyed it, but one aspect of it particularly stuck with me. A few scenes occurred in the Turveydrop School of Deportment. In … Continue reading

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