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Going off grid thoughts

Going off grid seems to be the catchy phrase of 2011.  It’s a great idea, but after doing some research, it isn’t exactly inexpensive, simple, or perhaps even an option for most people.  Why is that? It seems that the … Continue reading

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Small thoughts on toilets and more

The composting toilet or alternative toilet search continues.  We don’t have a solution, we don’t have a plan.  I just think it is a ridiculous use of fresh, potable water to flush it down the toilet.  Especially since a “low … Continue reading

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