Posts Tagged "off grid"

The Busby Hive Off Grid Tiny House Tour

After everything we went through building a yurt — especially the discovery that it strengthened our marriage, I thought we would breeze through building a tiny house. The financial stars aligned, we were motivated to tackle the new project during our short summer, and our outlook was rosy. (As Sean will tell you, things through my eyes always seem to have a tint of sunshine and rainbows.) But along the way, the Tiny House project became more than a project… it morphed into an all-consuming force to be reckoned with, replete with deadlines, setbacks, and surprises. Like when our free ranging mountain chickens would swarm our snack table when we…

Powder Hound

January 26, 2016
Sean

Powder hound. Glacier’s favorite part about yurt life is the deep snow she gets to run and jump through while chasing us on either our snowboard, skis, or snowmobiles – dubbed the “Montana Dog Walk.”

The Heart of the Yurt

January 25, 2016
Sean

Main heat source, gathering spot, spare cooking space, and tool for making extra water in the winter from melting snow. The stove is the heart of our yurt life. It burns 24 hours a day during the winter using dead trees from around the property while at he same time reducing fire danger, promoting a health forest, and increasing feeding areas for local wildlife.