Our roof is dripping

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We've had some nice, warm weather lately and the snow is quickly melting off of our house roof. Yesterday several inches of ice and snow slid off the storage barn with a huge crash....

How times change!

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Twenty-five years ago friends bought a piece of wild woods in northern Minnesota where electricity was not available. There was no cabin or other buildings and friends of theirs and their family thought they...

We’ve had such a pretty week

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Due to high humidity and cloud cover at night, we've had beautiful hoar frost on the trees, weeds, and fence lines every morning. What a beautiful sight to wake up to, especially when there...

We can’t stop COVID-19 but we can bring in firewood and save seeds

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With all the unrest and worry around the country, it's no wonder doctors are seeing a spike in depression, countrywide. But I feel lucky; as homesteaders, Will and I have real world things to...

For me, canning season goes on all year long

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While some folks only can during — or shortly after — harvest season, I can year around. I still have some frozen venison from the buck our son Bill shot, so two days ago...