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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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Good Wood, Dog Crate, and Peeing in the Car

I think I had mentioned that I am planning on trying my hand at grafting some apple trees this year.  I have already ordered root stock.  A local orchard was kind enough to give me free scion wood if I … Continue reading

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Buttoning Up and Kids’ Blind

Today was another beautiful day.  This afternoon the temperatures pushed past sixty degrees.  What better time to insulate the chicken coop?  Well, not insulate necessarily, but button up a bit.  There were some cracks along the end walls that needed … Continue reading

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Homestead-y Gifts?

Who out there gave their kids or friends, homestead type gifts? Either an outdoorsy present, or something you made? I had grand designs to jar honey and give it away, but the honey has yet to be harvested, and at … Continue reading

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Small Improvement, Huge Difference

Sometimes it is a small thing that can make all the difference in the world. On our barn we have two barn doors that swing open. During the day when they are closed they are held closed simply by friction, … Continue reading

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