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Making A Home In The Wilderness

Today’s blog post ventures into some overview history of pioneer women. We’ll start with a reminder of women’s roles and work in the mid-19th Century, then delve into the details of cooking and quilting in the west. 680 more words

Women Going West

Homestead Update 8/6/2017

Things have been a bit slow around here as you might imagine when one is working 70 hours per week at my job. Our cotton is progressing nicely as evidenced by this large, grown boll. 411 more words

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A Step Back in Time

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Cades Cove

Nestled along the Foothills of the beautiful Smoky Mountains lie remnants of a time gone by. 222 more words

Homestead Update 6/11/17

I have been out and about working this week. As I was checking this cotton field in the foreground, I noticed that steep, highly erodible hillside in the background is planted to corn. 254 more words

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Homestead Update 5/28/2017

I looked out our back door last week and watched a red fox stroll across the yard. The family of Foxes have been around so long my dogs in the pen don’t even bother barking at them anymore unless they come really close to the pen. 289 more words

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Waterfalls Old Homesteads and Fun Stuff

Here are a variety of pics from some exploring the few days enjoy! 106 more words

Adventure

Homestead Update 5/14/2017

I have 30 gallons of used motor oil that I drained out of my dirt bikes and ATVs stored in unapproved 2 1/2 gallon jugs. I need to pour them over into a five gallon container and carry the oil to the recycling center. 176 more words

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