We have running water on our property now!
Ground Breaking News: We’re Breaking Ground!
Jon was interviewed about our dome building adventure for an article in the New York Times and then a San Francisco TV station KRON!
Many moons ago, the Army sent me to Ghana for three months (this is me getting on the plane to go home: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6604120). While there, aside from doing Army things, I got a chance to explore a bit of the local cuisine. So when we were pondering our weekly menus recently, I suggested a groundnut… Continue reading West-African-Inspired Peanut Stew
The Sierra Nevada range, and Mammoth Lakes specifically, had record snow! Sometimes the storms would close the highways for days. I love cross country skate skiing on the groomed trails in Mammoth Lakes, so I commuted up there quite a few days this winter. There was even enough snow to ski in the Inyo Mountains… Continue reading Record Snow – Winter 2023
After a couple years of waiting for our main dome home and garage plans, we decided to start with a small, pre-designed house plan so we can get on our property, already!
Social media, as it’s called nowadays, hasn’t been fun in a long time, and I haven’t participated in a long time because of that. I used newsnet quite a bit back in the day (you can still find lots of my old posts on comp.sys.hp48), and of course, I’ve used IRC as well. I even… Continue reading Some Fediverse Notes (with some cat pictures because no one likes a wall of text)
Hello to everyone and I hope you’re all healthy and having a cozy holiday season! We are still snug in our tiny house trailer in Independence.
I was part of something special.
The original floorboards in my plane were in fairly sorry shape. They were doing the job while just flying around, but with the seats out, crawling around in the cockpit, trying to get under the panel, was an exercise in stepping cautiously, lest a knee or elbow break through. Back when the plane was built… Continue reading Aviation Maintenance: Floorboards