Category Archives: DIY

I Go Ga-Ga for my Kids, Literally

When our oldest son and I went to camp with our church earlier this summer there were lots of games and activities for the kids to partake in during their off time.  The one game that most of the kids … Continue reading

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A New Video…Segment?

While I was out working on the pig pen, I realized that some people may not know the different types of fencing I was talking about so I made a quick video.  I am thinking of making it into a … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

The weather has turned hot again.  We had three nice days, lows in the lower 80’s with low humidity.  Unfortunately we are back to highs near or into the 90’s with high humidity.  All that is to say working outside … Continue reading

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Back From Vacation

As most of you probably know, I don’t talk about where I will be ahead of time, it’s just not something I do.  However, I’m happy to tell you about it afterwards. This past weekend the family and I traveled … Continue reading

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Pool Setup

I got the pool set up a couple weeks ago and I made a point of trying to video as much of it as possible.  That meant multiple video clips and pictures needing to be edited together.  Consequently, this is … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Guinea With It

American Guinea Hogs that is.  As many of you know I have been wanting pigs for awhile.  The breeds that I have been looking at were Mangalitsa, American Guinea Hog, and Idaho Pasture Pigs.  I ended up learning more about … Continue reading

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Swan Lake, and Logging Miles

This past weekend we were, as usual, busy.  HB1 had a swim meet Saturday morning, at which he set personal records in the 50 and 200 Freestyle.  As soon as he got home we left to meet my mom to … Continue reading

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Release the Kraken

Daily chore of letting out the chickens. 

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Finally Getting Wet, and a Change in Plans?

I have joked with several people this summer that someone needs to turn off the force field around our city.  There has been rain both 10 miles north and 10 miles south of us, often simultaneously, but we have missed … Continue reading

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Concerted Effort on YouTube Channel

After meeting the Wranglerstar family and picking their brain on YouTube, I am going to make a concerted effort to create more videos and make more content.  Hopefully as I move forward the quality will get better and better, only … Continue reading

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