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Strawbale & Mud Plaster: My Warmest Winter Yet!

The Teardrop is not for overwintering. It’s not so much the cold that would drive me crazy, but the limited daylight hours. Too many five-hour evenings in such a small space aren’t good for the soul. This year, I’m lucky … Continue reading

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Another Earthship

For the past two winters, I have lived off the map, caretaking a place in the high desert near Cerrillos, New Mexico. This is more than a house; it’s an Earthship: an off-grid passive solar adobe, adrift on acres of land. This … Continue reading

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