mountain living





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.
6/14/2011
After a wildfire destroyed their off-the-grid compound in Colorado, Betty and Rolland rebuilt—better than before—following Rolland’s creed: no plywood, no plastic and nothing that smells bad when it burns. The wildlife around their home approve.
5/22/2011
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.
5/11/2011
Gardening challenges at high elevation.




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