Salida Colorado – Build

I can’t believe Tony and I leave on Monday for Salida Colorado.  We’ve been looking forward to this opportunity for so long.  Can’t wait to get there and get our hands dirty learning about building earth ships!

It’s an exciting trip just getting to Colorado… along the way Tony and I are in a car accident and write off our Volkswagen Jetta – another story for another day! Continue reading Salida Colorado – Build

Clearing for a sawmill…

Early on in this project we determined that we would need to figure out how to use the trees that would need to be removed to make room for our Earthship and our community orchard.

We were chatting with Susan’s sister Karen and brother-in-law Glen about the property, our plans and next steps.  Now that the driveway was in… we were eager to move along to the next steps… actually building something – really anything.

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