• HOMEBREWERS

            Turtle mansion                           The grounds              Come out, Tia, don’t be shy NEW CRITTER The newest critter here at the homestead is Tia the box turtle….


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  • HOMEBREWED BIODIESEL

    CHEMISTRY 101 Last night Nicole brought over her friend Kalib to demonstrate titration. This process helps you know how much lye is needed to go into the batch…


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  • HOMEMADE SOLAR OVEN

    IN FOR REPAIRS The guys are repainting, adding extra insulation and touching up the sun oven they made two years ago. I’d really love them…


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  • HEAT WAVE

    While parts of thenation are in a deep freeze, we’ve had a warm spell this whole week – so warm, in fact, that in the evenings and…


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  • FROM FRYER TO FUEL

    Nicole, JC & Jules        Nicole and George talking with JC        Putting on pump A couple days ago I posted on theSoCal BioDiesel…


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  • MORE SET BACKS

    I’ve been slack in my postings…. It’s been a rough week, to say the least, as things haven’t gone smoothly in many of our projects. Right now, we are all…


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  • LEARN TO LABOR AND TO WAIT

    The plywood has been hammered to the roof and so we are now awaiting the solar panels and brackets (from California Green Designs of Encino Calif) that should arrive…


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  • DUCKS & THINGS

    2 heads are better than 1 Finally got around to uploading somenew duck pics. They have certainly grown and are really sweet! As we…


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  • DUCKS & THINGS

    2 heads are better than 1 Finally got around to uploading somenew duck pics. They have certainly grown and are really sweet! As we…


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  • WILD THINGS

    They make everything groovy! Over the years we have seen an increase in wildlife that come and visit. Well, we finally got around to applying for the


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