Tag: sustainability


Off-Grid/Tiny House Laundry

Two different cheap and simple methods for washing clothes off-the-grid or in a tiny house. Stay tuned for the second half of the video to see the method I invented, Laundry Stompin'.

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The Reimagined Culture Project

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I'm creating a new, fantastical, and real culture.

I recently bought 10 acres in the northeast of Michigan's lower peninsula. Owning land has opened up many new possibilities for me from both an artistic perspective (landscaping, architecture) and an economic perspective (homesteading, simple living).

My goal for my homestead is …

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Simple DIY Rain Barrel

Quick, simple method for adding a spigot, overflow valve, and screen to convert a standard plastic barrel into a rain barrel.

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The Ballad of Old Man Bruggers

When Old Man Bruggers lost his mind
we lost utopia.
It started with his crazy war
on fecophobia.

At first he ventured subtle hints
to folks he saw in town
like "Funny how we spread manure,
but flush our dookies down!"

Beneath his breath, he muttered things
about the flow …
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Construction Started, Floor Complete!

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My apologies for the delay between updates! For the past few weeks I've been officially finished with my work for the season at Eighth Day Farm (except for thrice-weekly compost runs in the farm truck throughout the winter).

I've made quite a bit of progress on the house. I spent …

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The Luxury of Enough

I'm on the intercity bus right now. I'm traveling from Holland to Saginaw, spending less than I would on gas, dramatically more comfortable than if I were driving, and freed up to write this blog post on my laptop, plugged in to an outlet and connected to the complimentary WiFi …

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