We’ve been spending a lot of time keeping everyone warm

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Under the spell of the Polar Vortex, we've experienced temperatures of -40° F every night with highs often reaching, perhaps -13°. Today was a heat wave! It only got to 40 below last night...

Today our high is -5

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We've definitely been having some cold weather lately. At night, the lows have regularly been -30° F with the highs still below zero. The house creaks and cracks as the logs contract with the...

The Arctic Vortex is about to hit us

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For two days now we've been preparing for the icy cold that's forecast to drift down upon us from Canada. Will hauled extra round bales for the horses and cattle, square bales for the...

Is anyone else out there tired of winter?

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I know I am, even though we've had a mild winter so far, mild as northern Minnesota goes, anyway. I think it has something to do with all those color photos in the multitude...

We’ve had such a pretty week

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Due to high humidity and cloud cover at night, we've had beautiful hoar frost on the trees, weeds, and fence lines every morning. What a beautiful sight to wake up to, especially when there...