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New Land, Ho!

First big lesson of getting off the grid seems to be–find the land that fits your need, don’t fall in love with land and then try to make it fit when it won’t. Continue reading

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The End of Azul Drive

Today we asked our real estate agent to cancel escrow on the Azul Drive property. We spent four months and thousands of dollars attempting to develop this lot for our eco-community. It was 2.1 acres, 16 lots, and was in … Continue reading

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Hampton House is SOLD

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” -Mahatma Gandhi  The West Hills property is of course the top choice. Near town, beautiful views… breathtaking! However, plan B and plan C are … Continue reading

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West Hills Lot Photo Gallery

These are photographs of the West Hills lot. Click on them to see a much larger version:

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Green News in LA

Green news from LA Times Continue reading

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rancho cielo azul – sustainable living

We’re starting this as the beginning of an adventure. This is the dream we’ve talked about for a few years — get off the grid, downsize, replan, stop being a rat in the race. Lots of talk, and now it’s time for action. So what kicked this off? Continue reading

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