It always feels great to fill up those empty spots in the pantry

I've been canning carrots like mad and boy, are they ever nice this year. They're plenty sweet, crisp, and have few lumps, bumps or extra arms and legs. I'm in a groove now. First...

Have a happy Fourth of July!

Although we have some company coming and our wonderful apprentice, Alisha, is also going to be here over the long weekend, we're gardening as usual. (We are going to friends, Mike and Dara's for...

We had a Merry Christmas

And now a major storm is bearing down on us. So far we've had a relatively mild winter for Northern Minnesota, but that's due to change tonight. They're forecasting from 12 to...

The last three new solar panels are up

No, Will didn't fall off the tall extension ladder trying to carry them up 14 feet. Luckily, he asked me for help and we used the loader bucket of our Ford tractor...

Sun and warmer weather

It sure makes a difference in both what you get done in a day and how you feel if it's sunny and warm. Of course when the sun's out, our solar panels...