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An Ordinary Day on the Farm

A new day.  I breathe in the fresh air with thanksgiving.

Today’s to-do list:

Pick up granddaughter so she can play at Grammie and Papa’s house while Mama is at work. 115 more words


A Lesson in Reality

As I am sure most of you already know, about two days ago my website over at heritagehomesteaders.com was hacked and ultimately destroyed. So what now? 617 more words


Another Homesteading Family...

When I first mentioned the word “homesteading” to my husband he looked at me with a sort of half cocked, she’s insane, expression. And maybe I was. 672 more words


Completion of the Pasture Pod

Well, here it is.

I found a set of brand-new-in-the-box training wheels at Goodwill the other day for $3.00.  I couldn’t say no.

I slatted the bottom so that it would be difficult for rabbits to dig out.   158 more words


Moonshine rooftop parties at Reid School

Published in the Deschutes Historical Society Newsletter “Homesteader”

Juvenile delinquency was running rampant in the winter and spring months of 1923. The Bend Bulletin was reporting rooftop parties at Reid School, bootleggers selling moonshine to high school students, kids taking joy rides at the rail yard, and underage patrons getting caught at the local pool halls. 718 more words


Excuse us while we’re playing through: The golf tourney up Pilot Butte

Published in the Deschutes Historical Society Newsletter “Homesteader” – July 2010

Today Pilot Butte is a beloved place for Bend’s many “butte walkers.” And every Fourth of July, spectators wager how much of the butte will catch on fire from fireworks gone astray. 575 more words


The Beginning of the Ark

I posted about our 2015 projects shortly ago.  I was dumpster diving the other day and came across a wooden shipping crate that fit perfectly on my trailer. 136 more words