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...

Boy, there’s lots of meat on a big buck!

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I've been cutting up and canning venison meals for days now, and I've still got more to go. Luckily, it's been below freezing, and the venison is storing well out on the front porch,...

We were expecting an inch of new snow; we got nearly a foot!

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Although we keep a close watch on the weather forecasts, both on the TV and weather radio, nobody was forecasting a foot of snow for us. But when we woke up, expecting that inch,...

Well, it keeps on snowing and it’s not even Halloween

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What an unusual year this has been. And from what I hear, all over the country too. We've got another snowstorm moving in on us and it's snowing like mad. Preparing for it, Will...

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...