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The "New" thrift store table.

Any thrift store pickers out there? Last week I came across this small table at a local thrift store. Originally I planned on finding a project that could be fixed up and resold, but it didn’t take long for me to realize that this guy was staying with me. 93 more words

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Just Can’t Catch a Break

Hey Everyone!

This weekend was a busy one. I was feeling pretty good after having a cold last week. So I had gone about life as usual over the weekend. 129 more words


Under the Frost Blankets

I have always tried to protect a couple of winter crops with frost blankets, but this year is the first time I got really serious about it at the right time of year. 1,390 more words

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Sand Hill Crane Migration

How lucky am I to live directly underneath one of the main north-south migration routes for these cranes? Every year we see a handful as they pass over north Georgia, but this year we were home on December 14th, and saw thousands go through. 46 more words


30 days of blogging, day 2

My chickens are laying again! Well, the one mature one is laying again. The eggs stopped coming when the days got shorter in early November, but for the past 3 days I’ve gotten an egg a day from good old Minerva. 78 more words


Overwintering backyard chickens in cold climates

Supplemental Heat

My parents had a rooster when I was growing up – Rodney the rooster. He had the nine lives of a cat, and survived crazy ordeals like being stepped on by a horse.

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Holiday in Pictures

Cassoulet for Christmas Eve dinner! For those not familiar with this French comfort food dish, the closest thing I can kind of compare it to is gumbo. 630 more words