Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Triumph of the Pack Rat

When I designed mounting and framing for our new solar array (see Power Shift: The Plan in Place) I wanted red or yellow cedar 2X4s to build a sturdy, weather and rot resistant structure. I immediately looked under the cabin … Continue reading

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Birch Sap is Back “On Tap”

Even though revamping our power system holds the bulk of my attention and activity lately (see Power Shift: A New/Old Battery Bank) other tasks, especially those that are seasonally sensitive, occupy me. Birch tapping season recently returned to the “homestead”. … Continue reading

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