Is Colorado Too Cold for Homesteading? Search for Warm Microclimates

A reader left a comment the other day about how they love Colorado but said it’s too cold to live there. That comment was the inspiration for this blog post, which is about finding relatively warm areas in a cold … Continue reading →

The Most Important Factor in Deciding Where to Live?

I thought I’d write a short piece on choosing the best place to live. There are lots of variables to consider such as building codes, climate, job opportunities, cost of living, availability of water, power and Internet, suitable soil and … Continue reading →

Richard Heinberg: why end of growth can mean more happiness

“Richard Heinberg- whose latest book describes The End of Growth- isn’t looking for when the recession will end and we’ll get back to “normal”. He believes our decades-long era of growth was based on aberrant set of conditions- namely cheap … Continue reading →