Yearly Archives: 2015

Rocky II

Rocky II

Movie night in the Airstream tonight.  We watched Rocky a while back, tonight it was time for Rocky II. I forgot how many good life lessons are in that movie, lessons about squandering money, getting a dirty job to pay bills, losing a job due to “union rules”,  selling extravagant items when the payments are… READ MORE

First Snow

First Snow

Winter is coming. We have another 2 1/2 weeks in the Airstream. Today was the first snow. Historically, we’re pretty lucky. Last year at this time we’d already had 28 inches of snow. I can’t even imagine. Jack and Nick thought it would be a good idea to hide their snowballs from the girls in the PortaPotty. Smart,… READ MORE

We Have Heat

We Have Heat

It’s been a mad race against time and the elements here. The first snow is falling and the radiant heat is online, just in time. Warm water is flowing through the tubes and warming the concrete floors as we speak. It’s crazy.  I’m used to putting on a coat to go into the house, and now… READ MORE

Durisol Home in Cross Section

Durisol Home in Cross Section

How cool is this?   It’s a core from the house drilled for utilities.  Left to right, it’s cement bonded wood fiber-concrete-rockwool-cement bonded wood fiber-3 layers of stucco. I’m going to have to put this up on the wall as a piece of art.     READ MORE