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Revising Our Goals

The gentle hum of cricket and cicadas mingle with the distant song of a wood thrush. It seems this summer is passing too quickly.

As a homeschooler, I always enjoyed the back-to-school time, it was a time to feel grateful for our slow days as everyone else’s seemed to speed up. 452 more words

Simple Living

The Dam

Berit and I walked to the bridge across the creek that is really a ditch after dinner last night. Even though our landscape is wide open and devoid of forests and mountains it has a certain charm all of its own. 167 more words


Pine Tar!!

I recently discovered a YouTube channel called logcabinlooms. This guy is very talented and entertaining, and he uses pine tar and linseed oil as a finish on all sorts of stuff. 356 more words

Welcome to the Homestead!

Hey, Neighbor!

Thanks for stopping by! Coffee’s brewing (or wine’s chilling, if you prefer), so grab a cup, sit in a comfy chair, and relax! I hope you enjoy my musings as a fledgling homesteader and the many different facets that entails. 176 more words


Chickens on the Homestead

These are Dominiques or as known locally, “Dominickers.”  It is one of the oldest known chicken breeds in the US and it is a dual purpose breed.   80 more words