-30! Brrrr! Time for work inside

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We're under an Arctic blast with HIGHS in the below zero readings and lows … well, we really don't want to go there. So we do chores in steps, warming up between, then do...

We saw -40 degrees Saturday night

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Even though it was cold, we did just fine. On Saturday, with temperatures "warmed up" to -10, we drove down to Bill and Kelly's house to help celebrate granddaughter, Ava's seventh birthday. The sun...

Our pigs love harvest time!

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Although our pigs have been getting garden waste since mid-summer, it consisted mainly of hail-damaged tomatoes, rodent-chewed melons and squash, weeds, and other such goodies. But now that we've had a freeze and have...

We’ve been haying

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With a stretch of hot, dry weather, we've started our haying in earnest. Yesterday we put up more than 100 bales in the loft of our storage building and this morning, Will and our...

We had a sad week

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Our old Labrador, Spencer, has been failing for the past couple of months, getting weaker on his legs and losing weight slowly. On Wednesday morning, he couldn't get up, even with our help. His...