Monthly Archives: November 2013

Cold

We went from a balmy 60 degrees F on Wednesday to snow on Thursday to about -10 degrees F on Friday morning. I think it has warmed up to about 5 degrees. At least according to my little weather widget … Continue reading

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Payday

I’m excited. Tomorrow is payday! Yippee. We only get one a month so it is a pretty exciting thing. We get to do fun things like going out to eat, the chickens get scratch grains, the dogs and cats get … Continue reading

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Plans

With the garden season wrapped up (for the most part) and Christmas and the new year approaching my thoughts are turning to plans for our family and homestead. I’ve been busy making notes about the garden. What worked, what didn’t, … Continue reading

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A rant turned revelation.

I’m a tad confused. So many people want the country to eat healthy, organic, sustainable, local, grass-feed, or whatever other buzz word they are using at the time. And yet these very same people sit and say something about how … Continue reading

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Missing 4 wheel drive

It snowed last night.  Normally not a big deal.  I don’t drive a 4×4 anymore though.  We have a steep hill near our place which is the shortest route to my son’s school.  I couldn’t get up it this morning.  … Continue reading

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Winter prep

We got our wood stove installed today!  What a relief.  When we bought this place last spring we weren’t keen on the fact that it only had electric heat.  Because of our location we have the power go off fairly … Continue reading

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