Category Archives: Life

Think Spring!

February may be the shortest month on the calendar, but in Wisconsin it seems the longest. Winter is dragging on, and after a tease last week of rain and temps in the low 40’s F we are now back to … Continue reading

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Kitchen project and baby rabbits

I realized I forgot to add pics of my finished kitchen and update about the pregnant rabbit. First the bad news. The doe was indeed pregnant, she had one live kit and 8 were born dead. The live one lived … Continue reading

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Treading Water

I am back into the swing of things at work but the homestead is suffering a bit. The gardens are a bit weedy, I lost my bush beans to rabbits, and we lost the apples and no soap has been … Continue reading

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Get back into the swing of things

Tomorrow is my first day back at work, I am excited and a bit apprehensive, how on earth am I going to get everything done? I used to do it, but damn. The meal plan is made and shopping is … Continue reading

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Back to work and a new project

I am going to be reentering the work world in a few weeks, it will be quite an adjustment but I really do need to get back to my career and spending the day with people. I am so grateful … Continue reading

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Life and Death

Yesterday if really felt like spring, Steve did a bit of clean up now that the snow is gone and we discovered the garlic sprouting. 25 heads so far, the first bit of green around the homestead and it is … Continue reading

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Ups and downs

It has been a few days since I have had the time and energy to get online. We have been struggling with getting my Mother in Law settled in a nursing home. Sometimes it feels like loosing myself in chickens … Continue reading

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