Category: Homesteading

Homo Homesteadus: Homestead Man

By , July 29, 2017

Eons from now, if they dig me up, if they can use their technology to reconstitute me from my funereal ashes, and create an adequate reproduction of what I may have looked like in life, let them designate me and mine Homo Homesteadus: Homestead Man.

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July Cottage Renovation Updates

By , July 5, 2017

Cottage work slowed almost to a halt over the winter (see The Many Lives of Shell Cottage). Cottage writing slowed even further! Here are a few things that have happened since I last wrote:

Most of the downstairs walls have been canvassed. I’m very, very pleased with how this is turning out. The cottage feels lighter and cleaner, despite the piles of boxes on the floor.

Canvas drop clothes make great wall covering (Photo: Sarah A. Zeiger).

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