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The incubator

My paraffin egg incubator was already a museum piece when I acquired it nearly 40 years ago. I used it when I was a poultry keeper but it has been unused for more than 30 years, for much of that time occupying space in my coal shed which is now, rather more a log store. 339 more words

Misc

'Straw Baling'  A Natural Field Recording

This natural field recording captures the hypnotic beat of a tractor and baling machine combination working a previously harvested wheat field ( See this post… 20 more words

Field Recording

Homestead Update 8/27/16

I thought my psoriasis was getting much better until I went out to look at a cotton field and walked around for a couple of hours and got hot and sweaty. 403 more words

Homesteads

Rocky Top


A farmer and a corn thief sit across from each other in the former’s backwoods cabin. The thief speaks first.

“Here’s the thing. I’m fucking crazy and you know that.” 237 more words

A Farm on 30 Acres

We bought a farm on 30 acres here in Maine and moved in a two weeks ago.  Half of it is open fields and brush and the other half is well forested and has been mismanaged for a long period of time.   512 more words

Homestead

Some Sunday pickin'

Last Sunday we saw a CL ad from a man a few miles a way trying to “clear up” some items on his property… before the county did it for him. 252 more words

Farming