Homesteading with wild animals and how to cope with their antics.
Tree stumps, reminders of special moments and birds contribution to life.
Wild strawberries are a tasty treat.
Carpenter ants: an alternative to chemical treatment. Living within the environment and not attempting to destroy or change it.
Practical use of a wood mill on the homestead. The benefit of cutting your own lumber.
If you have questions on how we accomplished our dream - ask us maybe our experience will help you. We welcome questions on how life is in the high mountains of S. Colorado. Please visit our personal blog for more information on us.
The virtues and wisdom of having some projects done by professionals -vs- rather than attempting them yourself. While many can and do their own installation, occasionally it is better to have professionals do the job.
Wild flowers in bloom in high country meadows. Wild iris in profusion.
Sometimes you have your plans changed for you, so don't put off tomorrow what can be done today.
Pack Rats, cute, tricky and destructive
Being prepared for canine emergencies.
New wood stove, another unexpected advantage of downsizing, and Murphy's Law.
Gardening challenges at high elevation.
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.