mountain living





4/15/2016
We thought we were doing the right thing when we moved to a remote area to live 19 years ago. The community is a landowners association with some who desire to change a beautiful remote-living area on acreage to resemble what they left. We thought living in an area with covenants and rules would protect our investment, but one should recognize that living remotely in a covenant community offers both positive and negative aspects.
10/23/2015
We put a lot of thought into being prepared for mountain winters and it requires a lot of work to be fully prepared.
10/17/2014
Living in the mountains or remotely requires physical endurance as well as being fit.
7/15/2014
How a single purchase of a magazine in newsprint in 1970 changed my life.
5/15/2014
Tips that we have learned gardening at a high elevation.
4/14/2014
Other than the four regular seasons there is a fifth season in the mountains called mud season.
4/7/2014
Taking time to reflect on the past brings renewed appreciation to the present.
2/4/2014
Calculating the amount of mountain snow to actual moisture.
1/8/2014
There is hard work homesteading in the mountains and the weather dictates much of those challenges.
7/5/2013
Choosing homesteading as a way of life and what it takes.
6/17/2013
Spring time is a time to experience the newness of life and living in the Sangre de Cristo mountains amid the wildflowers, birds, green woods and new birth.
6/4/2013
Tree rings tell the tale. It is nice and green here now but our plants and weeds are acclimated to semi arid and have deep roots.
5/17/2013
Riches sometimes come from natural resources - not always connected with dollar signs.
10/15/2012
How we live in the mountains during the winter.
10/10/2012
Ed and Bruce share their experiences with homesteading and self-sufficiency in a rural setting. This segment is on using natural resources around the homestead.
9/27/2012
Ed and Bruce share their experiences with homesteading and self-sufficiency in a rural setting.
9/19/2012
How we have adapted from salt water fishing to freshwater and what we do with our catch.
8/16/2012
Reflections on 15 years of mountain living.
2/24/2012
Our typical day living in the mountains in the winter.
6/20/2011
New wood stove, another unexpected advantage of downsizing, and Murphy's Law.
5/22/2011
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.
5/11/2011
Gardening challenges at high elevation.




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