We finally got a little rain

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We finally got a decent shower after being in a drought for more than two months. But, thankfully, we have water and have been able to water from two wells and our irrigation system....

We “make hay while the sun shines” even in winter

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Yep, we've been having a week of below zero again for the highs. But we've got plenty to do inside after chores are done. (We're terrifically thankful for our new well by the new...

Harvest continues despite our drought

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From a too-rainy early summer, we've moved on to drought. It seems the weather gets stuck in one mode or another lately. So we broke out the irrigation pump last week and got everything...

We’re making good use of our spell of good weather

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Because we know the "other season" is roaring down on us like a freight train, Will's still busy working on the water line insulation. And because last year our neighbor ran over our frost-free...

Did you ever have one of those days?

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Yesterday was mine. Early in the morning, Will sent me to Hibbing, 30 miles away, to rent the 2-inch trash pump again. First off, he needed it to draw down the muddy ground water...