Author: John Galt

  • fiber optic internet has arrived

    fiber optic internet has arrived

    there’s a new option for internet in town: frontier has run a fiber optic cable up the hill from the highway and is using fixed wireless for last mile connectivity, and plans are only $49.99/month starlink is also available here now, and it’s nearly twice as fast as frontier (75-100Mbps), but it costs twice as…

  • Telegram Chat Now Online

    Telegram Chat Now Online

    our long-planned Telegram group chat is finally online. click here to join. what will the chat group be used for? i’m glad you asked! you can: get to know our founder and resident weirdo, Cameron find out what’s going on out at Camp Liberty learn about opportunities to visit and/or move in find out about…

  • meet our neighbor, the bighorn

    meet our neighbor, the bighorn

    the bighorn sheep is native to the colorado river basin, and you can go and see the majestic animals at two nearby locations: Willow Beach, an arm of the Colorado River, which is 30 minutes away from Camp Liberty and Bighorn Park in Boulder City, Nevada, which is 40 minutes away from Camp Liberty At…

  • new address numbers sign

    new address numbers sign

    built out of a 4×4 pressure-treated wooden post set in concrete, which was then covered with cuttings of pallet wood (pine, perhaps?) and finished with wood stain and a few coats of polyurethane for UV resistance (the sun is quite strong in the Mojave Desert!)

  • 5kW of solar panels delivered

    5kW of solar panels delivered

    these panels represent a 30X increase in the size of our solar installation, and will power a large 48-volt lithium-ion home battery that will be installed in fall 2022 for now, we’ll use one of these 230-watt panels to charge up our 700Wh 48-volt electric bicycle battery, which powers an accompanying 120V AC inverter 5kW…

  • electric car purchased

    electric car purchased

    please welcome our newest addition to Camp Liberty, a 2nd-Generation Chevy Volt though not as exciting as a Tesla, she’ll still cart you into town using 100% solar-derived electric power, and she can tap her ample reserves (a gas-powered range extender) to take you another 400 miles if you so desire

  • internet service begins

    internet service begins

    prior to today’s date, one was forced to drive 3 miles down the hill toward the highway in order to get good wireless service on T-Mobile as of today, Camp Liberty has switched to Verizon and consequently there is internet and voice service right here on our property as well as wifi speeds vary quite…

  • discovering the river

    discovering the river

    the Colorado River famously carved out the Grand Canyon Camp Liberty is just 20 miles from the mighty Colorado take a look at this extraordinary vista the little blue thing served as my office for the afternoon, and a helpful respite from the sun

  • tesla superchargers installed

    tesla superchargers installed

    the medium-term goal is to buy a Tesla Model X to serve as a convenient and eco-friendly way for residents of Camp Liberty to head into Las Vegas for supplies, dining, and/or entertainment since our current solar power setup is a bit weak at the moment, it’d be nice to have a supercharger nearby luckily,…

  • dark skies make for bright stars

    dark skies make for bright stars

    the stargazing out at Camp Liberty simply cannot be beat