Well, Minnesota is due to go into lockdown Friday morning

We knew it was coming since Michigan and Wisconsin ended up doing that recently as the Covid-19 virus increased in strength. So we sold packages of seeds to a local fellow who wanted to...

COVID-19 has been found in our county

We're pretty sure it's down in the Duluth area as the news isn't saying. I think they don't want to panic Duluthians. It's also been found in northern Wisconsin counties. As the pandemic spreads...

We finally got our new inverter

On Friday the 13th we got our new pure sine wave inverter after the mix-up with Amazon. Will quickly read and re-read the instruction booklet just to make sure he totally understood how to...

I canned on my new stove for the first time

What a trip! The stove heated perfectly even though I had to light it with a lighter not the electronic ignition. (Still don't have a pure sine wave inverter … but soon!) The quarts...

We do plan on having a fall homestead seminar

Due to lots of requests, Will and I have decided to do what may be (due to our age, etc.) our last seminar. It will be held August 28th, 29th, and 30th. As usual,...