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Power outage

snow on wires

Anna and Mark have lost power. The last message from Anna during the snowstorm:

8 inches here now! I can hear limbs falling in the woods, but no major crashes like that one year the power was out so long.

Word is the entire county's power is out, and with the flood it could be a while until they're back on this blog. Unless perhaps they get the generator working, or finally set up that Plug and play solar backup.

In the meantime, stay warm! -- Joey

snowy home

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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