Westy Roadtrip

Just got back from a 1,300 mile trip on our 1983.5 Westy (Rusty). The trip took us up the West coast from Topanga Canyon, to Russian River, East through Yosemite, and South on highway 395 through Mammoth. Reason for the trip, you ask? It’s been 5 years since I married the most loving and creative…

Water, drought and what I’m doing about it

Some of the books that are keeping me busy, and excited about the future!

As you might now, I’m passionate about water and our relationship with it. Through that, I’ve been involved in designing and installing Greywater systems for a while now. The more I learn, and the more people I meet, the more apparent it becomes that we need to approach the drought from as many, sustainable, angles as possible. I want to emphasize sustainable, because as Albert Einstein put it “We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.”

Greywater for Combatting California’s severe drought

Greywater Laundry to Landscape diverter valve setup

In lieu of the LA Times recent (March 12, 2015) Op-Ed about California’s severe drought aptly named “California has about one year of water stored. Will you ration now?”, I will start offering greywater system services in and around the Topanga, Ca area. But first… Greywater: What is it? Greywater (or graywater as more commonly…

Updating after a hiatus

Haven’t posted anything in a good bit. It’s been one project after the other and many in between! I’ll do a short recap and also tell you about a slightly different path I’m taking with the blog. What I’ve been up to: In early June, I bought the car of my dreams. A VW bus,…

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Moved again, garden project, etc…

Guess what? It’s that time again. What time you ask? Time to move again!!! Here we are again. Moved into another place and looking to improve upon the land. This time around, lucky for us, we are living in a property owned by good friends. This makes us much more comfortable and creates the spirit…

Memphis Democrat, timber frame workshop
The Greenman Project, famous?

The timber frame workshop was in the local news paper, The Memphis Democrat. Yours truly at the top of this photo with Illly and Rae, my good friends whose home we were building.

Had a blast, learned lots of new skills (if I can retain any is a different story), and have been meeting loads of amazing people here at Dancing Rabbit.