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the first house i lived in: the old homestead...

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, 2018; week 13 prompt:  The Old Homestead.
Six-fifty-one Knickerbocker Street.  The old homestead.  Sigh.  The first place in which I have recollections of… 714 more words


Homestead Update 4/8/2018

I had a new pole barn built in the back area of the homestead this past week. First, the truck showed up with the supplies. I was worried they would not be able to carry the material to the back where it needed to be but the man said “no problem. 210 more words


Barn Build!

2017 was my year to get things in order! I turned 30, I am not super timeline oriented, but I did have an unwritten personal goal of having my little horse farm by the time I was 30. 1,154 more words


Handmade Prayer Mat - (سجادة الصلاة)

Over the past few months  I have been reading several books, ‘Little House in the Big Woods Series, ‘Little Women Series’ and Walden, to name a few, which all included aspects of making and mending the things you need as opposed to buying or discarding them. 591 more words

Homestead Update 12/30/2017

The weatherman is predicting night time temperatures in the single digits for the next few days so I have been preparing. I know you Northerners are accustomed to these temps and you stay prepared but it is rare for us to be in the single digits. 221 more words


Homestead Update 12/23/17

Well, it’s been a while since I have been here hasn’t it? I thought about the end of the year being near and I looked back to see what I had actually accomplished around here and I realized not much. 509 more words


Homestead Update 11/11/17

Fall finally arrived here at the homestead and the trees are starting to show their colors.

I planted an acre of greens in the back bottom right before we received an inch of rain and I got a tremendous emergence! 102 more words