Rocket Stove 2017

A new project for the new year, a rocket stove! I’d like to build a rocket stove in a greenhouse with a batch box. So, the testing begins. The basic design is drawn from Peterburg Batch Box Dimensions and my working knowledge. It’s only got a 4” riser and with the box being 9” x 11.5” x […]

Thanksgiving Synchronicity

I had a small synchronicity leading up to and over the Thanksgiving holiday… First, I showed up to harvest microgreens Tuesday before Thanksgiving and ended up listening to J. H. Kunstler interview Chris Martenson.  Kunstler is a bit of a cranky but eloquent old man, Chris Martenson is behind the Crash Course and has sort of […]

Step Forward, Into the Future

Are you just holding on till tomorrow? Or, are you taking a step, no matter how small, forward. The more steps we take the further we go. It’s a long journey ahead but we’ve committed to it, there’s no going back.

Leveraging a Job

“…Although people deeply involved in a system often know intuitively where to find leverage points, more often than not they push the change in the wrong direction.” – Donella Meadows This morning I had a realization that having a job is a very important leverage point; there is so much effect that we can create by how we work […]