Monthly Archives: December 2008

December utility bill, snow, snow, snow, and animal husbandry in a frozen tundra

Our December utility bill (covering mid November to mid December) shows our best energy reduction results so far. Our daily average K HW usage for electricity was down 17%.  Our daily average THRM usage for natural gas was down 34%.  There are two primary reasons for … Continue reading

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Pea pods in December, Salty grows up, and a new project

Last post, I noted that I have quite a few pea blossoms in the greenhouse.  I wasn’t sure if I’d actually get any pods though.  That question has been answered.  Now, I’m not exactly thinking I’m going to get a bumper … Continue reading

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