We have a new calf

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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...

Are any of you getting tired of winter?

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We sure are. Yesterday we got four more inches of snow and it dropped to -21° F last night and the high today is -4. But at least the sun is out and that...

We’re preparing for another big snowstorm

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This time, they're forecasting power outages to be widespread, as the heavy, wet snow has frozen on the evergreen boughs, making them both extremely heavy and brittle. Of course, living off grid, that doesn't...

Don’t look now, but winter’s on the way

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From temperatures in the sixties, we've been having highs in the low thirties along with wind, rain, and snow. Luckily, we have lots of projects to do inside on those days like canning, seeding...

Boy, there’s lots of meat on a big buck!

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I've been cutting up and canning venison meals for days now, and I've still got more to go. Luckily, it's been below freezing, and the venison is storing well out on the front porch,...