• IT'S HARVEST TIME

    Food from co-op & recent garden harvest With the recent bulk order from the co-op, we are set for a few months with the necessary staples…


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  • IT’S HARVEST TIME

    Food from co-op & recent garden harvest With the recent bulk order from the co-op, we are set for a few months with the necessary staples…


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  • GREENING PASADENA

    Manti sunning on stevia herb Yesterday evening we attended a Green Building Program “Open House” sponsored by the City of Pasadena. There were a few vendors who showcased…


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  • RAIN CATCHMENT

    Screwing on the leaves Using scraps of metal from where he works, Ray assembled the “taro leaf” cover for the cob oven. The copper leaves will…


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  • DRENCHED

    Another night and day of torrential downpours, lightning, thunder and hail. Midday, the skies grew dark, like it was night, as wave after wave of intense storms drenched SoCal….


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  • BUSY DAYS

    Operation Concrete Cont On Monday Justin, a “Muscles from Brussels” in the making(hence our Belgian heritage and name of one of the “famous” Belgian actor), hauled…


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  • PROGRESS

    Operation Concrete The back steps look like a war zone – concrete rubble everywhere! It looks as if a tomahawk missile struck the back of the house. The…


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  • NEW PROJECT

    Before Compost toilet update: we have pretty much settled on a model/brand. But, first, before we can order anything, the cellar will have to be blown up (just…


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  • UNPLUGGED

    Line drying We received our James Hand Washer with Wringer today! Even though we have a low water and Energy Saving washing machine, collect…


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  • SPRING EXPLOSION

    Backyard garden The garden has certainly grown in leaps and bounds over these past couple of warm days. The trees are all experiencing a growth spurt and some…


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