Skooliepalooza 2023: The Ungathering 2/7/23

The official name for this year’s Skooliepalooza was “The Ungathering”. Not because it didn’t happen, or because it was poorly attended; but rather because, after much ado, the name is under new ownership and despite their valiant attempts to organize the event and make it more of an “event” and not just a random groupContinue reading “Skooliepalooza 2023: The Ungathering 2/7/23”

I’m Dreaming of a White MEMORIAL DAY..? 5/31/22

Spring is still reluctant to settle in and we had snow this past weekend! It didn’t last long – melting shortly after it arrived, but the past several days have been rainy, cold, and ever-so-muddy. The plants needed the rain though, so we are glad it is here to prepare the soil for us gettingContinue reading “I’m Dreaming of a White MEMORIAL DAY..? 5/31/22”

Adventures Continue 4/13/22

My Granny wanted to send us some of her wind and cooler weather this week and it worked! This week has been drastically different than last – I’m typing this in sweatpants sipping tea! It’s been so cool that we haven’t turned on the AC in several days meaning we don’t have to spend asContinue reading “Adventures Continue 4/13/22”

Continuing our off-grid preparedness 3/26/22

As with all things, the good stuff never stays forever, and our mild days throughout the winter are no exception. It has been absolutely HOT out recently! 🔥🥵 Some of our Nomad Neighbors and Friends have already left for the cooler weather promised by the higher elevation. We hope to cross paths again when theContinue reading “Continuing our off-grid preparedness 3/26/22”

Desert Ice Storm 3/1/22

Like most people, when we thought of the desert, we pictured a scene out of Lawrence of Arabia: hills of sand with no plants, animals, or rain. We couldn’t have been more wrong! Not only does the Sonoran Desert have life but it has life in abundance! It might only be the first day ofContinue reading “Desert Ice Storm 3/1/22”