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May 20

Get organized or …

It’s a simple choice – get project organization system or book  a room at Happy Dale’s sanitarium. It’s 4:00 a.m. – and after glancing briefly at the liquor cabinet – I thought – I’ve got way too much rambling around my head. Yesterday ended with a review of facebook messages and wonderful volunteers – and more »

May 19

Knocking $27K off my roof

Wanna see how I hope to knock $27K off my Earthship’s roof? Regular Earthships use 2 layers of 4 inch Poly Iso Insulation, tongue and groove decking and metal roofing.  This method costs well over $8 per square foot in materials. If my experiment works – this straw bale roof will perform about as well more »

May 18

3D Model – Goes to work

Who would have thought a 3D model could save money? I’ve noticed the model is helping me to: Catch mistakes Calculate Materials Communicate with the team about design issues. I’m starting to think it may have been well worth the effort. This video illustraties how I think the evolving model will help to communicate the more »

May 10

Rebuild Logic

Looking at the raw family budget started us on a road where we’re making a LOT of different kinds of decisions – even departing from the traditional way of thinking about Earthships. Here’s the origin of the story of why our decisions & designs look may look strange…

May 10

Our Manatee Visitor

We’re in Key Largo FL – and we had a BIG manatee come to hang out with us.   She hung around for about an hour and seemed to enjoy or dinky little boat – or perhaps our family energy.  It was great! Your browser does not support the video tag. Video not working? The-KeyLargo-Manatee-v1 more »

Feb 25

Excitement Aloft


Hunter learning jewelry making

Sun and Fun – Lapidary class with Bob Barnes


Jul 09

The Nerf War – Chapter 1

Hunter decided he needed a nerf war – just like he and his friends used to do.  He called Toys-R-Us and talked to the manager – who promptly offered re-arm the neighborhood.  Here is the first part of the story… Cannot show video on your browser – please use link below HunterNerfFight  

Jul 06

Dads fortune

Dad explains the real truth about fortune cookies. Your browser does not support the video tag

Jun 16

Broken Yoyo into treasure chest

Tanner transforms a broken yoyo into a place for his lost silver from grandad. Your browser does not support the video tag

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