We have a new calf

For two days now, we've been getting a very nice rain. So far we've gotten a little more than half an inch and it's still raining. Hooray! Our fields and pastures, not to mention...

Watch out; there’s a canning lid shortage!

My friend, Dara, called me the other day saying she had been in the stores and there were no canning jar lids. I asked her what stores she'd checked in and, as I was...

We spent Mother’s Day repairing vole damage in our orchard

We had a crappy fall with heavy rain daily, turning to snow that stayed all winter. Unfortunately, the snow stacked up and the nasty voles that tunnel under the snow, also tunneled up and...

It’s amazing what you can get done with nice weather here

While I'm busy transplanting over-grown tomato seedlings into very tall Styrofoam cups, Will is out at the end of the Wolf Road, cutting up the ash logs for firewood and hauling them home to...

My ham and bean soup turned out perfect

Make that perfect plus! Wow — I sneaked a taste as I ladled it into the jars and even I am impressed. Now we have 14 pints of nice bean soup sitting on the...