Tag Archives: weather

Wind, Fallen Tree, and Snow

The whole family traveled to a basketball tournament last weekend. A good time was had by all.  While we were gone there were extremely strong winds at the Homestead. Stuff was blown all over creation, including a big tree that … Continue reading

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Not Prepared

I admit it, I was not prepared for the weather that has hammered us with a foot of snow today.  Just a mere 36 hours ago, the forecast was for 1-3″ of snow, but that rapidly changed to 5-8″, and … Continue reading

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Wireless Weather Station

I have been looking for a weather station for quite awhile.  Something to tell me my local temp, wind speed and direction, precipitation,  barometric pressure, and humidity, and I wanted it to be wireless.  Solar powered would be a bonus. … Continue reading

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One Set of Trees has Been Planted

I have been fretting about getting the rest of the spruce trees planted.  I probably wouldn’t have had time this weekend, and I wanted to get them in the ground ASAP.  As I mentioned I ordered 200 trees last fall, … Continue reading

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Prepare Yourselves, For This…

It is starting to warm up.  I have been worried about something for several weeks now.  Worried might not be the right word, maybe concerned.  I got the first taste of it this year yesterday. Where we park our cars … Continue reading

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Fear, Just a Little Longer

We have lived in this house for about nine months.  This is the first house I have ever lived in that had it’s own well to supply water.  This is also the first house not to have a basement.  Because … Continue reading

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Howling Outside My Door

All afternoon and evening there has been this ominous, eerie, and persistent howling coming from outside. I haven’t heard the coyotes for quite some time, and that isn’t the type of howling about which I’m talking. A weather front passed … Continue reading

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Weekend Preparing for the Cold, and a Loss at the Homestead

Much of this weekend was spent preparing the animals, and my work regarding them, for the cold that is to come. Later this week, highs are supposed to drop down into the mid thirties. I don’t mind those temperatures, but … Continue reading

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Frosty Sheep

This morning there was a good amount of frost covering the ground. As I surveyed the Homestead I noticed that not only had it covered the ground, but all of the sheep had a layer of frost on their backs. … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Pot Holes!

For those of you who live in the South, this may not apply.  Spring time in Michigan is heralded by warmer weather, snow melting, and pot holes.  The bane of every driver and the cause of more than a few … Continue reading

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