These took way longer than I hoped, but now done! 2 options for the casita, along with models. One or 2 stories? If 1, should have it set up so that I can relatively-easily add the next later… ideally just unbolting the roof and popping it up to ~8′ higher;)

redneck tub

A great idea from my Moana, this tub is cheaper and more on-brand for me + my Trash Queen than some fancy cement one or some hoity-toity premade fiberglass. I buy 6 of them for ~$750 delivered + < $50 for the 6000 liters to fill the up.


someday, there will be a beautiful spiral staircase here. someday;)

will it fall?

Sketch packing of a bunch of metal for drive from La Paz to home. My shipping container tailgate held in place by some thin metal shims actually makes it!

lonely (productive?)

My Moana took off today:( Some bullshit about being an amazing artist and needing to make some art;) I’m sad, but maybe I’ll be extra productive? Or at least try? Let’s set some goals for the week: source and order at least one pool (ibc or better; ideally 2-4) get quotes for new and used… Continue reading lonely (productive?)


My Moana found a crazy special for Acre, so for $200 we get to stay in a treehouse room and also get $200 credit at a tasty restaurant. You know what’s better than good, fancy food? A great deal on good, fancy food:) Of course, we could make a better treehouse. Some design notes. They’re… Continue reading treehouse!


Between feeling like i’m doing a lot and nothing at all. I guess both kind of true. Am I making some positive progress towards worthwhile goals? Yes, definitely. Is it as much as fast as I would like ? Pretty much never. One of the useful things about some amount of reference group / tracking… Continue reading tension