Because life has been kicking my butt the last couple of days.
I probably link Cracked too much but here’s 5 Things I Didn’t Know About Health Care (Until I Got Sick).
That’s even more than Obama’s 57 states! This is an amusing and intriguing hypothetical map experiement showing what the US could look like had all secession movements succeeded. Clearly there is more to it than that, to make Cuba a state, for instance. And we gained some from the present Mexico, but Canada not so much.
I’d make some changes, even if I weren’t going to stay in it long-term, but this log cabin project is a pretty cool demonstration of what can be done on a tight budget and with a sprinkling of found materials. Not sure how I feel about the waste oil furnace as a lone heating source, but it’s compact. There’d be a lot to be done to bring this up to the standards of a typical tiny house, but those are made with a presumption of water source, and with enough of a budget to allow for electricity.