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What camera do you use? Our Recommendations Part V

Q: What camera do you use? A: Probably the most frequent question we receive. In this new series we will brave the digital frontier. After all, We suffer so you don’t have to™ is our motto and our mantra. This is Part V of the series. The d750 is a DLSR camera that can do it all and…

What camera do you use? Our Recommendations Part IV

Q: What camera do you use? A: Probably the most frequent question we receive. In this new series we will brave the digital frontier. After all, We suffer so you don’t have to™ is our motto and our mantra. This is Part IV of the series. The Nikon 7500 is a DLSR camera that can do it all….

What camera do you use? Our Recommendations Part III

Q: What camera do you use? A: Probably the most frequent question we receive. In this new series we will brave the digital frontier. After all, We suffer so you don’t have to™ is our motto and our mantra. This is Part III of the series. The Nikon 5600 is a DLSR camera that can do it all….

What camera do you use? Our Recommendations Part II

Q: What camera do you use? A: Probably the most frequent question we receive. In this new series we will brave the digital frontier. After all, We suffer so you don’t have to™ is our motto and our mantra. This is Part II of the series. The Nikon 3400 is a DLSR camera that can do it all….

Compost 911! One Weed at a Time Edition

One weed at a time is how you change the world. You know you need to. Some days you feel like you grow more weeds than vegetables. You are ashamed to go out into the backyard. You are not ever going to let your friends see your garden no matter how many times they ask….

New Stuff! Under Construction: Links to be Used in Future Detailed Posts

Lovely to see you today, do you have all your safety equipment? Good, let’s head into the construction zone. Please keep your fingers inside the magic bus. These are recommendations that I have not had time to write a complete post about, and/or things that friends like, but I have not had a chance to try myself,…

Ice Options for your Boat, RV, Off Grid Palace, or Tiny Home.

Q: How do you have ice on the boat, I thought you lived like a savage? A: I like to think of it as glamping. In between fending off pirates and drowning in the pluff mud* we have to maintain a certain level of civilized decorum. Tyler Durden** says that soap is the yardstick of…

What camera do you use? Our Recommendations Part I

Q: What camera do you use? A: Probably the most frequent question we receive. In this new series we will brave the digital frontier. We suffer so you don’t have to™ is our motto and our mantra. This is Part I of the series. The Nikon Coolpix p900 is an all in one camera with a…

Simple and Easy Vermicomposting Part II

You read Part I, you have your bin, now what? Time to assemble! What you need to get started that was not in the box with your bin. Newspaper for shredding and lining the bin. Eggshells A cup of finished compost or worm castings. Water A big tub or bucket to mix things in. Two cups of kitchen…

Simple and Easy Vermicomposting Part I

I know you want to start a worm bin and compost much of what you are currently landfilling. Earth Day is coming up and everyone wants to save the planet, so why haven’t you done it already? The barriers to getting started come down to four things: Time: Taking less than thirty minutes in the safety…

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Backyard Ecosystem began as an expression of my determination to make a difference in our own backyard. Literally and metaphorically making a difference at the micro level of my yard and to operate at macro level of treating the entire planet as something I am an integral part of and whose destiny is shaped everyday by what I do in my corner of the world.

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