The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Wright brothers+sister=Powered Flight

Wright Brothers memorial photo collage

It was nice seeing a full size replica of the original Wright flyer, but what Anna and I both enjoyed the most was the 30 minute talk given by one of the park guides named Amanda.

The details and enthusiasm she expressed really brought those years in the early 1900's alive in a way that pushed my invention buttons.

At one point the brothers were frustrated and announced it would take 1000 years for man to fly, but their clever sister convinced them to give it another try.

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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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"Behind every successful man is a woman telling him he is wrong," then he gets it right. A second, or third, set of eyes is all it takes sometimes.
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