Liz and Anne horse around in the car. The pair have an enormous amount of fun together.
The family is part of a female-only intentional community outside Amesville, Ohio. Linden is the only male, currently allowed because he's a child.
Linden plays on the tarpaulin his mother Anne has laid in the lower level of the house as she prepares to lay some dry wall.
The view from Liz and Anne's front door.
Joy of being
Liz and Anne fell in love and moved to Appalachia with notions of living a back-to-the-land lifestyle.
These days they're falling in love all over again with their son Linden, a highly verbal 4-year-old.
Motherhood is a trip.
Especially when you're doing it bare bones, living in the woods in a half built house with no electricity or running water, as winter approaches.
But sometimes, when you strip life back, what you find is the pure joy of being.