Starting the Rain Water System

Our biggest concern and problem has been water.   If I could change one thing about the land, it’s a water source.  Up until now, we haven’t had a way to put in any sort of system other than the $3000 one the county will do.  That yelping you hear is my bank account.  We decided to go with two different possible systems: rain catchment and self-drilling a well.  Continue reading


Sundown Singing

This is what we hear when the sun goes down.  I don’t have a camera with a good microphone, so you may have to turn the sound up to hear what we hear.

We’ve received reports of a bobcat, a mountain lion, wild hogs, and jaguarundis in the area as well.

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The Quandry of Decisions

When we moved down here we had a plan: temporary livestock areas first, rain system, solar, storm shelter, etc. DH seemingly agreed to all of this.  After we arrived and moved the camper onto the land, he began pushing for electric grid hook-up.  This wasn’t in the plans. DH has a bad habit of agreeing, then stating his true feelings after plans are made and implemented. It can be frustrating, but other things kept coming up. Continue reading