Today I will leave on a 10-day hike/scramble in the Sierra Mountains in California. The Sierras are not my regular stomping grounds, but my friend JP convinced me to go along on this hike that he has been planning for a long time. JP started the northern portion of the Sierra High Route a while… Continue reading Starting the South Sierra High Route
Today our new solar power installation came online. It’s a 4.4kW grid tied system, built by Puget Sound Solar. It will generate more energy than we use in the summer, and less in the winter, for about a net-zero draw from the grid over the course of a year. There are no batteries; any excess… Continue reading Solarized
Here is another batch of cute Elza photos: http://www.kehoe.org/elza/month_1/ For now, we’re planning to update the Elza photo page monthly, so check back again in a month! (updates may or may not be announced on the OK Blog)
Well, sort of. We have a friend who is a professional illustrator/comic artist and he used our house for inspiration on an animated music video he worked on for a local “Kindie” band. Watch “I’ve got a Goat” on Youtube See any resemblance?
I’m heading to Boston for Honk Fest! 2011. This is the original Honk Fest that started them all. I have never been to Boston before, so I am excited to see a new city and play with new bands, not to mention geeking out over their rapid transit system. I leave on a red eye… Continue reading Shipping over to Boston
According to my calculations, today I am 1/3 century old. For a while, I had been planning to have a party or something for the occasion, but the day has arrived faster than any planning process could materialize. Therefore I just shared the day with Amie, Felix, Nessa Rose (the spider), and our six chickens… Continue reading 33.33333…
Our next door neighbor’s house is for sale, and for under $275,000, you could become our new neighbor! It’s the house just south of us, adjacent to our garden and chicken area. The house is about the same size and construction style of ours, but still has the original hardwood floors and original interior architectural… Continue reading Be our New Neighbor
So, I didn’t have much time to actually update my blog while I was in Idaho over the holidays, but here is a brief recap: Amie and I boarded the Eastbound Amtrak Empire Builder on the evening after Christmas day. The ride was pleasant and uneventful. In Spokane after the two halves of the Empire… Continue reading Returned from Sandpoint