We have a really cool spruce burl log

For those of you who don't know what the heck that is, here's the dope: A log with burls has all these lumps and bumps running down the whole tree trunk, usually caused by...

I canned on my new stove for the first time

What a trip! The stove heated perfectly even though I had to light it with a lighter not the electronic ignition. (Still don't have a pure sine wave inverter … but soon!) The quarts...

We’re looking for one or more apprentices this spring

As our seed business is growing and we are getting older, we'd like to open our homestead to an additional apprentice or two. Our wonder-gal, Alisha, now has a boyfriend who has a farm...

Are any of you getting tired of winter?

We sure are. Yesterday we got four more inches of snow and it dropped to -21° F last night and the high today is -4. But at least the sun is out and that...

Ava has a birthday

Our granddaughter, Ava, just celebrated her 8th birthday and, of course, I had to drive down to help! Will had a bad night with several bouts of acid reflux so he decided to stay...