We’re getting ready to boot up our solar capability

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After Will installed our last, nine-panel solar array, I did the happy dance. Then I could run not only the household electric needs but also do the complete laundry, including the wringer washer and...

We had a very sad weekend

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On Friday, I noticed our baby goat, Nuevo, was getting an enlarged lower belly. I suspected a urinary calculi even though bladder stones are pretty rare in male goats so young. I called our...

Well, we hope our string of bad luck has broken

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Today, Will got a new starter after having to cut the old one apart with a reciprocating saw! A bit extreme, maybe, but both he and I had the same idea, the same morning,...

Due to the cold spring, we’re behind in planting

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Behind, but daily getting more planted. We now have all of our tomatoes in the ground! Yea! Not all of them are mulched, staked, and caged, however. But we're slowly getting there — while...

I’m finally done planting inside

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With the planting of the Glass Gem popcorn, which is a 110-day crop for us, indoors to get a good start on our all-to-short growing season, I'm finished planting seeds inside! What a relief....