We’re getting ready to boot up our solar capability

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After Will installed our last, nine-panel solar array, I did the happy dance. Then I could run not only the household electric needs but also do the complete laundry, including the wringer washer and...

We had New Years Eve baby goats

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I have been watching our Nubian doe, Bella, for many days as she was getting close to kidding and the weather's been cold. Since we're off grid, there's no way to provide heat for...

I hope you all have a very Happy New Year!

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We're working toward that too. After all, following the exciting and peaceful holidays, visiting family (social distanced, of course), and eating lots of goodies, we're getting back to work. Seed orders are flowing in,...

We had our “second Christmas”

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Sunday, my oldest son, Bill, and his family came for a masked-up, COVID-19 Christmas. We put our presents to them in the back of our car and grandson, Mason, carried their presents to put...

Yep, we’re getting a very white Christmas

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But, holy cow, does it have to snow this hard? It's not a blizzard because the wind isn't strong enough, technically. However, snow is driving down thick and hard; about an inch every half...