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Old 02-16-2013, 12:32 PM
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Default New Blog About Off Grid Living And More

The Mike and Lisa Adventures...Off Grid Living, Building, Green Living, Remodeling, Gardening and RVing

After almost 5 years of posting stories I decided to put it all in one place. I started a blog this week and am slowly adding stories from the beginning. I am adding the Off Grid stories one by one by chapter. I will also have gardening, remodels, building and some cooking.

Please check it out...post comments on my blog and tell me what you think. I really love hearing from people and am always open to new ideas...also any suggestions for my blog would be nice since I am new at it

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Old 02-16-2013, 07:28 PM
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Wow Fantastic set up.

May I ask---what are you covering the outside walls with?
I see the paint you chose but spotted gaps in wall corners?

Beautiful place.
Good luck.

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Old 02-16-2013, 07:38 PM
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Wow Fantastic set up.

May I ask---what are you covering the outside walls with?
I see the paint you chose but spotted gaps in wall corners?

Beautiful place.
Good luck.

Txanne
Thank you.

Can you do me a favor and post your question on the post that it belongs to on the blog? We have made a lot of changes since that time and I'm not sure which chapter you are referring to.

Thanks...as soon as I see the picture I can answer
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Ok I'll give it a try.
The one I was looking at---the driveway man had shown up.

Very nice indeed.

And the Rv made life a little easier huh?

Came back too add---I dont know if it took my comment?
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Old 02-17-2013, 03:26 PM
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Mike and Lisa,

Great Blog! Love all the pictures. I'd love to follow but I have one request; can you set up a sign up by email so when you post a new entry, I'm emailed? I don't follow RSS Feeds very well as I typically forget to visit.

Thanks for sharing your adventures!
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:51 PM
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Default Welcome back!

I know I had read over twenty pages of that, your story and all of the replies.
Quite an adventure. I saved a few links from your story. I posted a couple things too.
I liked the custom glass window over the door.

Planning pex plumbing is in my future.

Thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:18 AM
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Beautiful place. Cant wait to read everything. We are currently trying to purchase land in Wayne county TN. Keep the pics and stories coming.
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:07 PM
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Thank you everyone.

My blog, like our home, is a work in progress. I am writing all of your suggestions down and I will ask my stepdaughter to help me when she comes this weekend. I need "a lot" of help form her, lol.

Hmm...about commenting....I changed my settings and anyone should be able to comment as anonymous.

Please try to comment on the blog and let me know what happens

Also....can everyone see it on your computers?

Thanks...


And for today
I have completed 32 chapters so far. Only about 150 to go...and then I can post what Mike and I are doing "now"...ugh!!
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Looks great...I would love to read everything when I get the time. Also, I would like to subscribe using Google Reader so I won't miss any of your new posts...but it seems that I can't do that. It's been a while since I've had a blog myself, but if I remember correctly you need to create a Feedburner account -
http://support.google.com/feedburner/answer/79408

If you create a feed for your blog, then people can subscribe and will never miss a new post. Just an idea.

edit: I just went back to Chapter 1, and I remember you guys now - you posted some of these pictures here back then, and you know what? That beautiful photo of the entrance to your property, all green and shady, I had on the desktop of my computer for a while! Neat. (I love pictures of pathways and roadways.)
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Very cool. Starting from Chapter 1.
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Very interesting. Have read from chapter 1 to current. I do have a question though. Why did you not install some way for your house to breathe? I saw you had some humidity problems and I'm curious if those grates helped. Is the open air vent for your furnace enough to do the job?
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Looks great...I would love to read everything when I get the time. Also, I would like to subscribe using Google Reader so I won't miss any of your new posts...but it seems that I can't do that. It's been a while since I've had a blog myself, but if I remember correctly you need to create a Feedburner account -
http://support.google.com/feedburner/answer/79408

If you create a feed for your blog, then people can subscribe and will never miss a new post. Just an idea.

edit: I just went back to Chapter 1, and I remember you guys now - you posted some of these pictures here back then, and you know what? That beautiful photo of the entrance to your property, all green and shady, I had on the desktop of my computer for a while! Neat. (I love pictures of pathways and roadways.)
My stepdaughter helped me with that today

I have added a "follow by e-mail" for people to know when I post.



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Very cool. Starting from Chapter 1.
I hope you enjoy

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Very interesting. Have read from chapter 1 to current. I do have a question though. Why did you not install some way for your house to breathe? I saw you had some humidity problems and I'm curious if those grates helped. Is the open air vent for your furnace enough to do the job?
We have solved all of our humidity problems now At the time..we thought air tight was the way to go. We have learned a lot along the way, lol. I wrote the truth and all the "real" ups and downs of building something unique. My hope is for others to be able to learn from the things we did right and the things we did wrong.
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I have wondered how you guys were doing with your homestead.
Great to have you back.

Congratulations also. It looks like you are doing great.
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I have wondered how you guys were doing with your homestead.
Great to have you back.

Congratulations also. It looks like you are doing great.
Thank you. We have a busy spring and summer planned as soon as the snow is gone
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I added a new story today about gardening and we will soon start on the 2013 chapters.

http://mikeandlisaworld.blogspot.com...-for-2012.html
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