Monthly Archives: January 2011

There are perks for living where it gets -35°

Yes, we've had -35 this week, along with four inches of new snow. But with the cold, we also got this fabulous cloud bow....

It’s -12° and our chickens are laying plenty of eggs

We're pretty happy with our new batch of pullets. This spring we bought a mixed flock of Cuckoo Marans, White Cochins, Black Sex Links,...

What do we do when it’s 5° below? Haul more firewood!

We've had a cold snap, with more snow and bitter cold on the way. But the sun has been shining, and Will and David...

We got the new used transfer case and it was the...

Will found a used transfer case for our Ford plow truck, which had blown one at a salvage yard in Duluth. As it is...

We hauled our first beef animal to the meat plant

Our "little" calves that we raised a year and a half ago now weigh a thousand pounds, plus! And they're not so "cute." One...