Home At Last: No Running Water, Electricity and Heating With Wood, In The Winter

As sporadic warm days grace these months, I am beginning to reflect on the miracle of living so happily with so little this winter.

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The entryway leads into the kitchen. The cabinets were made by Tristan’s father.

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This bench was made for Julia’s father. Tristan’s father made this table.

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Most people ask, “how do you shower?”

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The living area open up to the left of the kitchen. My closet fits remarkably underneath the stairs.

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A photograph of my grandfather on the way.

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I got the sun sarong in 2007 when I was studying in Costa Rica. A bit ironic that it is still my sun in the depths of Vermont’s winter.

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The wood stove and a dress from Russia I bought at a thrift-store in Rutland.

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The upstairs loft.

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And bathroom.

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2 responses to “Home At Last: No Running Water, Electricity and Heating With Wood, In The Winter

  1. Very cool Anna. I love seeing the transformation… and may I ask- how do you shower? xo Desha

    • Hi Desha, thanks again for the great workshop yesterday, I really enjoyed it and got a lot out of it. It was so interesting to hear what everyone else is doing. As for the shower, I admit I occasionally use a friend’s, once per month or so. The rest of the time I heat up some water on the stove and pour it into a bowl I got at Experienced Goods. I think it was once a maiden’s bowl used for that very purpose…There’s a photo of the bowl and matching pitcher in the newest post. See you around town, I hope!

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