On our last “good” day, we hurried to get another load of wood in

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According to the weather forecast, our above normal temperatures and clear days are about to come to an end. Snow and colder temperatures are on the way. So while I hurried to can up...

Well, it keeps on snowing and it’s not even Halloween

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What an unusual year this has been. And from what I hear, all over the country too. We've got another snowstorm moving in on us and it's snowing like mad. Preparing for it, Will...

Q and A: doing chores in freezing weather and frozen strawberries

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Doing chores in freezing weather I have been following your temperatures almost daily and I wonder how you do your chores with such very cold temps. Must be a challenge. And how do your chickens...

We were expecting an inch of new snow; we got nearly a foot!

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Although we keep a close watch on the weather forecasts, both on the TV and weather radio, nobody was forecasting a foot of snow for us. But when we woke up, expecting that inch,...

Okay, around here, it’s officially winter

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I know early November is really "fall" but we got our first snow weeks ago and it's still with us. And then we got a foot more … and today it's snowing again. So...