Even in the winter our apprentice is learning useful skills

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Besides learning to spin wool, son, David, showed Alisha how to run the snowblower. His machine is pretty high-tech with a joy-stick control for the chute, double clutches for the wheels, etc. But after...

With all the snow, the deer are having a hard time

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When I drove to town today, I saw four deer standing on the road. I stopped back a ways to let them decide what they wanted to do. Finally they turned around and jumped...

We didn’t let a foot of new snow stop progress

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Although we had a foot, plus of new snow and a wind to drift it, Will got out early the next morning, swept off the plow truck, and got to plowing. My son, Bill,...

Are any of you getting tired of winter?

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We sure are. Yesterday we got four more inches of snow and it dropped to -21° F last night and the high today is -4. But at least the sun is out and that...

Ava has a birthday

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Our granddaughter, Ava, just celebrated her 8th birthday and, of course, I had to drive down to help! Will had a bad night with several bouts of acid reflux so he decided to stay...