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Taking Names in Triplicate

Today was wild hedonism followed by shitloads of paperwork. Paperwork is shit, but doing it well empowers our lives in important ways. After christening the yurt with Abigail this morning (*WOOT!*), I claimed $150 in lost money from the state … Continue reading

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The Steps to the Temple

I now have light as well as heat in my yurt! I re-skinned the Gay Umbrella, which has too many holes to fix, with translucent plastic to allow light through. I could feel Republican candidates for president salivating in my … Continue reading

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Gallows Humor

I wasn’t super jazzed about my free-standing stairway design until I realized what it looked like…

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Legomania is Incurable

I finished bolting together the frame today, then worked into the night to finish re-centering about half the footers and finally level the entire frame. I spend some time just hanging out with the structure in the light of my … Continue reading

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The Temple Hanging

Six of Nine Tic-Tac-Toe segments complete! The corner pieces, especially two of them, are way trickier than the middle, but the frame will still be together and leveled tomorrow. I’m drilling and bolting as I go, because I don’t believe … Continue reading

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Laying the Foundations

Today I finished installing twelve of the sixteen foundation pavers for my yurt platform. The weather was amazing, and it was a pleasure to spend the day digging in the dirt! The site slopes down about a foot over the … Continue reading

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“I Can See the Floor!!!”

Since both the yurt and the van have to be empty to take the yurt down, I needed more storage space. Lee and I cleared out some space in the barn, but then workers came into today and Bobcatted the … Continue reading

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Homeless on the Range

My plans to move into my yurt and start weatherizing for winter have now been derailed twice. Here’s where it’s been set up for months, with me not living in it. The first time was Lee telling me he was … Continue reading

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Right-Sizing the Yurt Doorway

My yurt had an igloo problem. I created my originally 16′ wide, 9 1/2′ tall yurt to fit into my 1997 Geo Metro. It fit, but at a strange angle that made it hard to use the rest of the … Continue reading

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Wheels and Bustiers

The Plan: Live in yurt at farm for Permaculture, Sabbatical, and Community, have my urban stealth camper in town for bike- and walk-ability and General City Living. Move back and forth every few days on a motorcycle to reduce fuel … Continue reading

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