Month: September 2006

A home made bike generator

Bicycle Powered Generator Pretty cool.  It would be even cooler if there was a design that would let you pedal while working.  Power the batteries that run the notebook while I use it. 9/13/08: I just read this page again and this would be so cool.  No household should be without one!

Strawbuilt off the the grid monastery in New Mexico

The Monastery of Christ in the Desert has some interesting pages on construction with straw bales at the off the grid monastery in the Chama Canyon wilderness in northwestern New Mexico. http://christdesert.org/strawbilt/index.htm They have a guest house and two dependent monasteries in Mexico: La Soledad, near San Miguel de Allende, and St. Mary and All …

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