Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

The morning of September 15, the excavating machine arrived, the champagne was poured. We paused to gather with builders, excavators, our minister and 3 of our newest neighbors to think about what we are doing. Builder, John Mead, of Cellar Ridge Construction captured...
Demolition Derby

Demolition Derby

To get our Net-Zero project going, 20 of us–friends and family, our son, daughter and partners from both coasts–gathered on a half-rainy/half-sunny week in March for the Demolition Derby. Taking out frustrations with big hammers is seriously underrated!!!...
Our Net-Zero Life: An Introduction

Our Net-Zero Life: An Introduction

To date, I have lived 66 years and 39 days, most of them in the American West. I woke up this morning with the words of Wallace Stegner on my mind: “One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope. When it fully learns that cooperation,...
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