Life off the grid in the SW Texas desert. An experiment in sustainable living. NUMBERS AT THE END OF EACH BLOG POST: temp at 8PM,high temp,low temp,rainfall,wind conditions(CalmBreezyWindyGusty). Live streaming video at http://ustre.am/TM8N
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
No big secret behind the payphone lighting....just 4 strings of 50 white LED Christmas lights. They have internal sensors that shut them off for charging during the day and turn them on from dusk till dawn. Had a couple of bum lights in the strings but it's good enough for me. Will mount the little solar chargers and batteries on top now that I know they work within reason.
Just got word via Facebook today that my friend and neighbor Voni Glaves (wearing red, of course) and Ardys Kellerman became the first women in North America to document riding one million miles on BMW motorcycles. Congratulations!...Next stop - 2 million miles. 96,104,84,0,B