Digging out after the storm

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After two days of plowing, moving snow, and plain old shoveling, we're pretty cleaned out after our snowstorm. And Will got our snow blower, which was still behind the storage barn, started and out...

The snow is going fast

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Although it is kind of early for us, the snow's melting fast. Last night we had a heavy rain. Boy, did that take the snow down. Now we can see clumps of dirt in...

Q and A: keeping a refrigerator working in a cold environment, early Fall weather,...

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Keeping a refrigerator working in a cold environment I heard that they don't make a refrigerator/freezer that can be used in a cabin that is allowed to get cooler than 55 degrees. We have been...

It’s pepper plantin’ time!

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Yesterday I went down to the basement to retrieve our pepper seeds from the big plastic tote that holds 1/3 of our seeds. (Do you see some obsessive behavior there?) We've got seeds in...

Our heat continues but the garden loves it

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Our intense heat spell is continuing so we spend afternoons sitting in our cool soaking tub in between working. It sure helps. The humidity has been a killer and the sweat just rolls off...