Our snow is here to stay, I’m thinking

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We do our outside chores then come inside to work hard at shelling corn, winnowing away the chaff in the wind outside, then stock both our shelf bins and seed packets, print out labels,...

We scurried around as our first major snowfall was forecast

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We still had a few crops out in the gardens — some late beets, turnips, and some dry corn. We also had to put away some tools, equipment, etc. We know if these things...

Holy cow, if you thought we were busy before…

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We've been really busting butt, trying to get our last crops in before the ground freezes and the snow starts to stack up. Yesterday, we got our first snow; big, fluffy white flakes that...

Today dawned rainy and raw

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After a pretty fall day, although windy as heck, this morning seemed dismal. But it's a good day to stay inside and can up more tomato sauce and get a start on the crate...

We worked super hard to get ready for freezing temperatures

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Around here, hard freezes usually come way before this. And we're so grateful that this year we had a very long fall so we could get more and more of our crops harvested before...