We had New Years Eve baby goats

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I have been watching our Nubian doe, Bella, for many days as she was getting close to kidding and the weather's been cold. Since we're off grid, there's no way to provide heat for...

We had our “second Christmas”

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Sunday, my oldest son, Bill, and his family came for a masked-up, COVID-19 Christmas. We put our presents to them in the back of our car and grandson, Mason, carried their presents to put...

Today was “one of those days”

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It started out pretty nice with a partly cloudy sky and no new snow. Besides, the temperature was 20 degrees above zero and was forecast to go nearly to 30. So I made a...

We woke up to -7 yesterday morning

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So I was kind of surprised when it had warmed up to 5 above, Will asked if I wanted to go down and split a truckload of firewood. What the heck — I put...

On our last “good” day, we hurried to get another load of wood in

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According to the weather forecast, our above normal temperatures and clear days are about to come to an end. Snow and colder temperatures are on the way. So while I hurried to can up...