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Analog Days, Oil Lamp Nights

Our 21st century homestead seems like a 19th century homestead lately. As often happens at this time of year, we’ve entered a period of “doldrums.” Our weather has remained steadfastly cloudy and calm, reducing our power generation to bare minimum. … Continue reading

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Solar “Toys”: Goal Zero Portable Panel

Recently,  I wrote about solar “toys” we have on the homestead (see Solar “Toys”: Night Light). One recent acquisition I’m still learning to use is a Goal Zero NOMAD 7 Plus Portable Solar Panel (paid link). (As with most of … Continue reading

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