Monthly Archives: October 2013

A few things off the to-do list

Yesterday was a perfect Fall day. I decided since the weather was supposed to turn yucky today and tomorrow I would save my inside chores for then. So, I spent yesterday in the garden digging beds and planting garlic. This … Continue reading

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Farm Excitement

It is a bit silly but I am excited to be buying straw bales. Only a few for some insulation for my chickens. Their coop sits high enough off the ground that when we get our wind I’m sure it … Continue reading

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The Intentionally Poor

Originally posted on Mad Man Knitting:
Yesterday I was running across the news headlines and I found an article that I thought was pretty interesting. Basically, a story about a man who pretty much walked away from modern trappings, dug…

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Two weeks of weird weather

The last two weeks have been strange for weather here. We had about 6 inches of snow on Friday the 4th. It shut down roads and schools all over the place. We weren’t even hit as hard as the guys … Continue reading

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A beautiful morning

We had a lovely pink and purple sunrise this morning. I sat out and enjoyed it with the kids and then realized I didn’t take any pictures. Oh well. We fared pretty well through our snow storm. I need to … Continue reading

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Fall Snow

Well, Fall just started in earnest and now Winter has arrived. We are under blizzard warnings and they are talking up to a foot of accumulation. The poor trees still have green leaves and I’m starting to see lots of … Continue reading

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Fall chores

I ripped out most of my tomatoes yesterday. That bed is put down for the winter. I have lots of straw mulch thanks to previous owners. I also mulched where I had my peas so I can put strawberries there … Continue reading

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