Things are starting to come together! I go to pick up the Artisan Tiny House kit in California on April 29.Two boxes of accessories for assembly are on their way here now.The assembly day party is tentatively set for May 7. Recently acquired: T&G siding GacoRoof (they don’t make Rustic anymore, settled for Gray) Scroll… Continue reading Coming Together
The Retread needed more configuring, to include anti-virus. Got it hooked up with Google Drive as well. So not much writing. Today, got all the draft headlines from Tuesday into the document. Some of these are quite good. Some quite the opposite. Now back to Part 3, p. 3-96.
Wrote lots and lots of headlines today for Puptastic. Also wrote down phrases I could maybe use, and ideas. The Retread arrived this evening. Set it up with very little hassle. It is performing wonderfully. I am so satisfied.
Via YouTube channel MyLittleHomestead.com comes this video about building a rocket mass heater – a heating system that maximizes wood fuel by embedding that energy into a high mass structure, in this case, a cob bench. The exhaust is much cleaner than with conventional stoves, and one brief fire can heat a space for hours, even… Continue reading Rocket Mass Heaters
I’m frustrated. I want to make progress on the dog treat research but the computers I have access to at home are not up to it. The baby Dell drags and grinds. The red Dell overheats, so it can’t run for long. I found out that the mobile bookmarks are not syncing as I expected,… Continue reading The weekend
I lost track somewhere. Just saw a mention on the forum about journaling and realized I haven’t been doing it. This morning, more research, fleshing out features and benefits. Johnny was sick with intestinal blockage yesterday so I stayed home all day. Spent about half the time researching for Puptastic and half studying Tested Advertising… Continue reading Thursday and Friday
Yesterday I did exercise #10 with the features and benefits of electric can opener. Had to wait to get to work to do that as I don’t have one. Actually almost forgot and did the assignment half an hour before time to go home. Updated the website with photographs from Sunday. Looks more welcoming and… Continue reading Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning
Recently acquired: Exterior paint Interior paint Primer for exterior and floor Floor-grade polyurethane Furring strips Beadboard paneling In process: 6″ cedar T&G siding GacoRoof in Rustic Changes: Changed mind about beadboard wallpaper due to aesthetic concerns; decided to use beadboard paneling for ceiling, too. So, no wallpaper glue, then. Also no primer, as these are… Continue reading More Numbers
Over the weekend I read more articles about primary emotion vs. secondary emotions, and also features vs. benefits. Spent more time on the newbie thread and the part 3 thread. Spent most of Friday doing politics (Bernie rally), Saturday doing Al-Anon (assembly) and Sunday doing DIY (getting materials together). This morning I studied the materials… Continue reading Monday morning
Big thanks to Park City Television for this feature on a grain silo house. Lately, I’m studying earth sheltered housing, so it’s a fun mental exercise to imagine this house buried in the desert, with appropriate accommodations for light and ventilation. What do you think?