Canning and building goes forward

With our entire gardens harvested, we switched energy to canning up the produce as quickly as possible. Those twelve big crates of tomatoes on the enclosed back porch are beginning to ripen quite quickly....

We finally got our Internet back

Sorry I have not blogged lately but our internet has been all fouled up. Today a Hughes Net technician came out and upgraded our system and we're finally back online! Meanwhile, we've been fighting freezing...

Just got over my annual fall cold

This was a very bad time to catch a cold. And darn it, I DID get a flu and pneumonia shot too! I didn't get the flu or pneumonia, but was in bed two...

I’m back from the Denver Self Reliance Expo

It was a nice show and I not only got to meet many fans and old friends, but was able to meet Eve and Eivin Kilcher of the Discovery Channel's series, Alaska; the Last...

Another busy weekend for us

Saturday, we held our first Tomato Tasting Festival at the Orr Center, up in Orr, Minnesota. Friday, we picked and labeled more than 40 different varieties of tomato. Some were barely getting ripe so...