HOW TO BUILD A HOUSE

HOW TO BUILD A HOUSE

PLANS It’s a rainy day here in Buffalo. The temperature is in the fifties. It’s the first day of October. The trees yawn in their morning slumber. My cat meows softly in the background, as he cuddles into a warm blanket that I have on my bookshelf. I have...
Am I Turning into a Homesteader?

Am I Turning into a Homesteader?

CARHARTT OVERALLS CHANGED MY LIFE I now own a pair of Carhartt overalls. They are orange. I got them for Christmas from my parents. Why did I want these, you might be thinking to yourself? Good question! I wanted them to look cool. Mission accomplished. I also wanted...
Day Zero: Off the Grid and Out of our Minds?

Day Zero: Off the Grid and Out of our Minds?

Vincent and I pulled up to Story Road in a Subaru, borrowed from my dad. A “For Sale” sign shot us a look at the entrance to the property, tempting us–don’t you want to buy me? Don’t you want to take on a huge off-grid, homestead project...