• POWER UP

    WHAT A DIFFERENCE A NETMETER MAKES Yesterday, the PV panels made almost 6 kwh! 5 times more than it had been making on a sunny day! No more having the…


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  • WHAT A WEEK

    ON THE MEND Plants are starting to recover from the cold spell we had a few weeks back. What’s unusual is that the apple trees are blossoming due to the…


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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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  • RRR REBATE

    A PWP official came yesterday to give us our rebate for the solar and had JD sign the net metering agreement. We had expected it to take a few…


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  • SOLAR FAQ

    SOLAR FAQ We’ve received a few emails regarding solar energy. Off grid vs net metered? Producing our power means having the potential to be more energy independent while still being able to…


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  • EVERYTHING IT ITS PLACE

    The average amount of time that the averageAmerican spends looking for misplaced things over the course of a lifetime is one year. ~ Harper’s Index ~ Hard to believe we…


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  • WORMS, POWER, FROST

    The guys built a nice worm box underneath the rabbit hutch out of scrap wood. They used a light row cover material for the top to deter pesky flies….


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  • THIS MESSAGE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SUN

    Sunny Boy 1800 Inverter With a flip of the switch we are now producing some of our own electricity!!!  It’s dreary today and the panels…


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  • MADE IT!

    The guy at the city said that we have qualified for the rebate! What a blessing! We celebrated last night with popcorn popped on our hand-crankedWhirly Pop. Oh,…


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  • SOLAR PANELS ARE UP

    DOWN THE STRETCH WE COME…. They’re Uuuuuup!!!!! All we need to do is connect the wires and VOILA!!!!  We’ll be “off the grid!” or so…


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