In between seeding out squash seeds, I’m canning venison

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We've been really busy, seeding out the melons and squash in the greenhouse as we're heating it with propane, and it really isn't sealed up tight enough for economical heating yet. We're trying to...

We had a wonderful post-Thanksgiving family meal

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As both David and his family and Bill and his family had obligations for Thanksgiving, we managed to get together Saturday for our own Thanksgiving dinner. And we truly have plenty to be thankful...

Today it’s snowing and blowing.

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So, today I thought I'd get the onions, which have been lying on an old sheet, on the floor of the enclosed back porch, ready for storage. This spring, I was so busy planting...

We scurried around as our first major snowfall was forecast

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We still had a few crops out in the gardens — some late beets, turnips, and some dry corn. We also had to put away some tools, equipment, etc. We know if these things...

Our nice weather is holding

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Usually by deer season, we've got snow on the ground and it's pretty darned cold. But this year has been weird all together and lately we've been having temperatures in the fifties and even...