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....

We took a break from spring planting for a road trip

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The reason for the "road trip" was to look at a POA (Pony of the Americas — appaloosa pony) my sister found advertised on Craigslist. You'll remember our granddaughter, Ava, loves horses and really...

COVID-19 has been found in our county

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We're pretty sure it's down in the Duluth area as the news isn't saying. I think they don't want to panic Duluthians. It's also been found in northern Wisconsin counties. As the pandemic spreads...

A good-hearted homesteader desperately needs your help

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I'm not a person who ever asks for serious help for myself. But here goes: Our wonderful apprentice, Alisha, lives in northern Wisconsin with her boyfriend, Pete. Last year he was at work and...

I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day

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Last week, we had a dive in temperatures that really shook things up around here. Not only did we have to hustle to make sure both heaters were working in the greenhouse but the...