25 Feb '12, 12pm

Typical Day Of A Remote Mountain Homesteader

Typical Day Of A Remote Mountain Homesteader

As much as I would like to start this blog topic out with once upon a time… that really doesn’t apply to the daily winter life of a remote homesteader. While some would consider our chosen lifestyle unusual we prefer it. While we have electricity and most of the amenities that city dwellers have we still live differently from most. For us it is usually time to go to bed a few hours after the sun sets. We are early to bed and early to rise people. The very last thing we do at the end of the busy day is the loading of the wood stove with logs that are dense which burn well and slow. Then damper the wood stove down so the last load of wood will burn far into the night. Nature and age help with feeding the wood stove at least once during the night. For you young folks as you get older - even when taking prostate medication, you still end up getting up at least once due to a pr...

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