It was so nice — then it snowed

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After all, this is northern Minnesota, so we expect snow way into April. But after 60-degree days and no freezing at night, all of our snow had melted and the sun was out. The...

Old Rusty came home Sunday

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My oldest son, Bill, has a 3/4 ton diesel pickup with a gooseneck trailer that can haul the weight of Old Rusty, Will's new guy-toy (Dresser bulldozer) so we planned on having a family...

We had a productive workday yesterday

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Alisha, Dara, and Mike came over to help with the seeds. First, we packaged tons of seeds. Then, running out of one of our best Native heirloom pole beans, Blue Shackamaxon, Will showed everyone...

Will and I got our second COVID shot

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We're so tickled to have had the chance to become vaccinated when a lot of folks throughout the country are struggling to do the same. Our little clinic in a town of 600 people...

We’re so thrilled with our warmer weather

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After two weeks of sub-zero highs, we're dancing around in the sunlight, with temperatures melting the snow off our roofs and making our chickens sing. Will went over and paid for his new bulldozer...