Monthly Archives: February 2011

Our first turkey egg of the year!

Yesterday when I was gathering chicken eggs, I came across a strange egg under the roosting area. Could it be? Yes...it was a little...

Spring is here; I’m starting my first seeds!

Well, spring is officially here on our homestead, even though it was 6° F this morning. Because peppers and petunias take quite a while...

We’re really enjoying warmer weather

Will's been out twice more, cutting and hauling that great dead black ash firewood from the edge of our big beaver pond. The snow's...

When it’s windy and below zero outside, we work inside!

This last few days it's been below zero with a 25 mph wind, bringing the wind chill down so miserably that we couldn't do...

Only in Minnesota!

No, we aren’t so tough here that we take baths outside in a snowdrift. David and Will just carried our VERY heavy, old, cast...