Off Grid Water – How we did it

Lately I have been getting a lot of email from old friends who have been asking me about my way of life and why I haven’t written more about it.  Honestly… I didn’t think anyone would really want to read it.  Apparently I was wrong as several have been writing to me asking me to write more about the country homestead type lifestyle and specifically about how to build their own off-grid water system.

While Ranae and I are not off-grid in the least, we used to be off the water grid entirely. Read on to see how we did it. Continue reading

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water

I recently heard this quote from Benjamin Franklin, “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” and it got me to thinking about how so many people I know have little to no way to survive a natural disaster or worse.  I wish I could get through to those people but sadly I think I would have more luck talking to the walls. Continue reading