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Getting Started

July 2016

Getting Started Work started on the footings for the barn on June 22nd.  A meditator with years of experience working with concrete headed up a small group of volunteers and the project began under cloudy, mild conditions.

Barn and House Delivery

May 2016

Barn and House Delivery After hearing from Cory (Beltran Bros) that the house had arrived safely on the property in the early hours of Friday May 27, we made our way up to Dhamma Modana from Victoria and Duncan, arriving just before 10 am to watch the crew tackle moving the house to its new

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The Well

August 2012

With the clearing of the building site done, and the Hydro organized, the next project was water! We had subdivided a small lot in 2008 on the other side of the road from the main property, and the well drilling company had found water at about 100′. They were confident we would find the same

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Pump House

July 2012

I feel very fortunate to be building the second small building on our land. The pumphouse is a small 9 x 12 building to house the water and electrical. We have finished clearing the road, so that the power lines can go in, which should happen shortly. Once we have water and power, we can

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March 2012

Mist on the ocean, outside my bedroom window. I rise, eat breakfast and put together my lunch. I live near Sidney, on Vancouver Island, and I am meeting other trustees by 8:30 am to drive 1 ½ hours from Victoria to Lake Cowichan- the town 5 min. from the center. People are coming from all

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