How far would you go to live closer to the earth? Would you go all the way to
Dugout Dick is quite possibly the most simple, self-sufficient homeowner in the
Dugout lives among other modern cave-dwellers who rent mini-caverns from him, forming an eclectic but caring community that doesnt give a damn about the electrical grid, running water, or cable TV. Dugout doesnt even have a phone. But he has friends and fans the world over who visit him in person, YERT included. Mark even spent a night in one of the caves. Check it out in YERTpod19
Dig Dug Dick,
Mark, Julie, & Ben (Your YERT Team)
P.S. Many thanks to Bruce and Jim who keep an eye on Dick and helped us arrange our visit. Bruce was particularly helpful with his explanations of how a person can actually live in a cave. Lets just say that we have a whole new appreciation for a five gallon pail of wood scraps. And you can read more about Dugout Dick here and here.