February and March. Snowy and icy and muddy. Right now we seem to be moving back and forth between all three stages of the end of winter. We have the snow that melts, that makes the streets muddy and then it all freezes into sheets of ice covering the ground. Continue reading “Snow.”
*Disclaimer….ummm..apparently I didn’t set a date to publish this entry I wrote back in the beginning of December. Good job, Jenna. Way to be on top of things!
In my last homestead entry I mentioned that Tyler was hoping for the weather to hold off so he could shingle the west side of the shed. Continue reading “Are You Afraid of the Dark? “
First, the completed east side of the shed.
And by completed, I mean the basics are finished. (We are working against Mother Nature here people, aesthetics are not a top priority). Continue reading “The West Side “
Tyler can speak to owls. But more on that in a minute.
The shed has been receiving a major facelift.
With winter fast approaching, although we’ve had quite the weather reprise the last couple of weeks, getting the shed waterproof is of high importance.
Firstly, it is home to the tractor…fitted up with a plow and ready to dig us out of many blizzards to come. Continue reading “The Owl Whisperer”
Well folks there is at least a plan. As the fella tries hurriedly to finish the leaning building, heretofore known as the tractor garage, the plans to return to working on the actual house are at least being discussed. These include, but are not limited to: Continue reading “Another Season “
It’s been awhile.
There hasn’t been too much updating happening on the homestead front. And that doesn’t bother me one bit. Because we live here.
About a year, plus a few days, ago we had a large thunderstorm that produced crazy gusts across the homestead, causing two large black walnut trees to be ripped from the ground by their roots. Continue reading “Clearing the Ruble”
I’m a little chilly, but at least my allergies and my lungs are much happier. Continue reading “Welcome to the 20th Century! “
For some time I have been wanting to compile a post with a completed project…or, at the very least, one that felt like it had a beginning and an end.
But that hasn’t been the case because there are a number of small projects in the works that are moving along slow and steady, like the tortoise in the race.
So here is some photographic evidence of what has been happening. A complete story will come about at some point I’m sure. Continue reading “A Brief Easter Update “