Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Quote

“I kept as still as I could. Nothing happened. I did not expect anything to happen. I was something that lay under the sun and felt it, like the pumpkins, and I did not want to be anything more. I … Continue reading

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Goofy Chickens

This morning looking out my window into the back yard I realized my chickens aren’t hopping the fence. At least the Buff Orpington, Goldie, isn’t. She very carefully squeezed herself through a wide spot in the wire. I just have … Continue reading

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Wind

It is sad when gusting to 50 mph becomes almost normal. *sigh* It has here. We are now on week two or three of wind like this. I think we’ve had a couple of days where we had less wind. … Continue reading

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Garden Planning or is it Dreaming?

I have ordered the first round of garden stuff.  Strawberry plants (50) and sweet Italian peppers (5).  So, now they will be joining the apple trees that will be getting shipped in the spring.  Yippee!  I’ve had the chickens in … Continue reading

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Lunches

School lunches are an interesting subject. I find it interesting (and a little sad) how little actual cooking is involved in the school lunch process these days. I have gone and had lunch with my son. It doesn’t really constitute … Continue reading

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An Article of Interest

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/living-homegrown-what-we-learned-from-our-year-without-groceries.aspx?newsletter=1&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=HE%20eNews&utm_campaign=01.13.14%20HE Did you go read the article? I read that this morning. Interesting but I do wonder how much stocking up they did before their journey. I wonder about things like toilet paper, sanitary supplies, etc. I think my biggest … Continue reading

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Reading

I’m finally getting around to reading Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan. You would think that I have been gardening long enough at this point that I would have read some of these type books. My problem is that the more … Continue reading

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