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Dry winter

Still very little snow here this year. We’ve gotten some but I’ve been hearing about fires starting from sparks from a burning barrel. In December. Usually we’ve had enough snow that isn’t a problem. Not the case this year. It … Continue reading

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Our Little Life

Somehow things have kind of exploded into activity for a week or so.  Fall does that.  Just after I got the goats we had company.  It was great to have visitors, but it sure makes a week go by quickly. … Continue reading

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Summer? Fall? Winter?

We aren’t sure what we have at the moment.  Technically we are still in summer.  This week we have been feeling the chill in the air and I’m starting to see signs of fall.  Especially in the light angle and … Continue reading

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Chickens and Hawks

I’ve had a hawk after my chickens this week.  This is certainly a hazard of letting the chickens free range.  It is a bit unnerving.  I like hawks, but I don’t want them eating my chickens.   More homestead news: … Continue reading

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Mud Season

It is here. We have warmed up enough that all of our snow is melting quickly and it is turning my yard/pasture/driveway into a muddy mess. Spring must be on its way. I’m hoping it is. I got our power … Continue reading

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Garden Planning

Despite the fact that it is snowing again I have been planning my garden and buying seeds and plants. I have a few tiny lettuce plants along with a few radishes. I’m hoping to at least have a salad or … Continue reading

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