So, After doing all I can to research and get my brain wrapped around the different things we will need at our new place, study whattypes of animals will be best for the type of area we own, get fencing options, look into different power options, research the uses of wood stoves (remember.. city gal here) and what we can and cannot burn, figure out what to do with our trash so the bears dont mark our home as a "buffet", ..... I get the ole' :scratch "what are you talking about?" and "are you friggin :nuts: ??? All this stuff you are talking about is CRAZY! Why dont we just go to the store?? What do you mean homestead? Why cant we just :quote:LIVE:quote:???? Does anyone else have a Sig. Other that is less than supportive???? :gaah::gaah::gaah: Any advice (other than the obvious of just doing it and maybe he will see the benefit of it (after the fact). I sure would like to know I have some support, but I am a realist (after all).