Nov 222011
 
A good idea in suspended animation

Hi folks…Are y’all looking forward to a great Thanksgiving? Turkey and dressing and greenbean casserole and sweet potato souffle…oh my! Oh…and don’t forget some variety of pumpkin flavored dessert..

Anyway, obviously the weekly live, streaming vidcast on Thursday’s, “JuicyMaters Living live!” is not happening on Thanksgiving…I can’t let my webcam get between me and Thanksgiving dinner…LOL!

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Light my fire…er…yurt

 Posted by at 1:12 pm  Yurt Yak
Nov 032011
 
Light my fire...er...yurt

The only place, really, for outlets is around the perimete of a yurtr, and who wants lamp cords running all over the place? The only thing you can do to find a place for lights is to look up…but there is no ceiling to install ceiling fixtures on…right? But, there ARE the rafters. Hmmm…

Rafters are the perfect place to install lighting. My electrical system runs from the electrical panel to all areas of the yurt by running the wiring along the outer edge of the yurt at the point where toe wall meets the rafters, with the wiring held in place by zip-tying it to the perimeter tension cable. From here you can go down the wall to low outlets and wall switches…or up along the rafters to lighting…but what kind of lighting?

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Oct 232011
 

Folks…if you are a homesteader…or are working toward that goal…you probably want your little slice of heaven to be as self-supporting as possible.  One way to do that is to be able to sell agricultural products you produce. I try to keep politics off of JuicyMaters as much as posible…that is why I split politics off to it’s own blog, Common Sense Conversation…but this is important for us homestead types. Please…watch the video, and take whatever action you feel is appropriate for you. [powerpress]

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Oct 122011
 

Hi folks. I have a bit of bad news. Due t my having some extensive dental work done last week, that wasn’t completed when I thought it would be, the “JuicyMaters Living live!” show will not be broadcast this week.

Since there will be no show, neither will there be a recording of it up as a post beginning the next day, as is usual.

Thanks for y’all’s understanding. I have the greatest readers in the world…you!

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