Monthly Archives: April 2015

Parham Farham–Farm Tour/Potluck

Our meetup site on the internet, Bastrop Sustainable had this invitation: Invitation:  Come see our huge 1000 sq ft garden, our lovely chickens and talk about gardening, sustainable living, etc. Children welcome but no pets please – the chickens will … Continue reading

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No Fly Zone

We frequently ate in a local restaurant that had been in the area for 50 years. The simple, country environment and “home cooking” appealed to us. We often commented to each other on the half-filled zip-lock water bags attached to … Continue reading

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Looking for an Energy Efficient Hot Water Heater?

We are constantly looking for ways to conserve energy. We read that our normal gas and electric water heaters keep water at a set temperature 24 hours a day in case it is needed. This means that if the water … Continue reading

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