Archive for the 'pics' Category

Portland, Oregon-Park

Saturday, April 8th, 2006

Benjamin playing in a park

Portland, Oregon

Saturday, April 8th, 2006

Maggie, our gracious host in Portland.

Portland, Oregon

Saturday, April 8th, 2006

April and Maggie in front of a big rack of colored yarn. Maggie taught us to knit while we were there and April has already knitted a square pot holder!

Lost Valley Pictures - Permaculture Projects

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Pictures of various permaculture projects around Lost Valley - papercrete, strawbale, cob, a solar cooker and solar shower, and more.

A cob construction - resides behind the main lodge. There is a phone booth on the right-hand side behind the bench.

Outside of the cob phone booth (see the stained glass window!).

Inside of the cob phone booth.

An […]

Lost Valley Pictures - The Land

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Here are some pics of Lost Valley’s land, including their creek and meadow.

April’s artistic shot of trees near the creek.

There is a large meadow near the yurts where visitors can camp during the summer.

View of the meadow from the yurt-side.

View up the creek from a crossing bridge.

Downstream at the creek

Path leading away from the creek […]

Lost Valley Pictures - Buildings

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Entering Lost Valley

Coming up the driveway at Lost Valley. Parking lot is on the left, offices are beyond the parking lot. The front cob bench is straight ahead.

The front cob bench where we met for the tour. The main lodge is behind and to the right.
Buildings Around Lost Valley

The main lodge. Along the back of […]

picture post!!

Monday, February 13th, 2006

Finally got a chance to upload some pics from the past few days.

Ada, Oklahoma:
Benjamin and April with Karen Jean and “latte” (poking out of Karen’s shirt):

A sunset in Ada:

Driving through New Mexico:
Besides the cool cloud patterns, there were some great gradients in the sky color:

Grand Canyon, Arizona:
Mather Point:

the Winnebago of tents (pics)

Monday, February 6th, 2006

Finally had a chance to take pics of the tent. Check it.

Tent Footprint - like a small tarp fitted to the tent, with stake loops on the corners:

Tent with the two diagonal poles set up:

Tent with all four poles - two extras in the middle for additional stability:

Tent with fly (the front flap is open […]