Good news, my ulcer has healed up

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Yesterday I went down to Duluth, to have an EGD to see if my bleeding ulcer had healed up after my stay in the hospital early this spring. Ta Da! All nicely healed. We...

We’re struggling with a heat wave

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Will and I are hard workers and all, but we both really can't handle the heat well. It's been in the 90's for several days now and boy, are we ever panting as we...

Our beavers say it’s going to be a dry year

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They've built up their dam extra high this spring. And as we haven't had any rain in two weeks, I'm beginning to see why. Using this dry spell, Will spread a good layer of...

We love off-season canning!

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Most folks think of canning as only something you do in the fall when harvest is in. Sure, I do a lot more canning then, as I'm bringing in tons (literally) of ripe tomatoes,...

We spent Mother’s Day repairing vole damage in our orchard

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We had a crappy fall with heavy rain daily, turning to snow that stayed all winter. Unfortunately, the snow stacked up and the nasty voles that tunnel under the snow, also tunneled up and...