Solar Equipment, Battery Monitoring, True Cost of Dumping

Our primary focus over the past week has been learning to manage our power consumption and battery charging. We have not had another episode of dead batteries, but we're very diligent about manually checking the voltage on the batteries several times a day. Andy is still convinced that they are not holding a charge the … Continue reading Solar Equipment, Battery Monitoring, True Cost of Dumping

Desert Boondocking, Amazon Locker, GoPro Timelapse

We're starting to establish a boondocking routine after being off-grid for almost a week now. The first two nights were spent in parking lots, but we've been in the desert since Tuesday (today is Saturday). I'm an early riser, usually getting up between 5:00-6:00 AM to feed the cats, take care of the bookkeeping, write … Continue reading Desert Boondocking, Amazon Locker, GoPro Timelapse