Tag Archives: Weather

High Summer

The beans are going gangbusters and we have 8 rabbits fattening for the pot. The rest of the homestead has not been as successful so far this year. We lost one of our chickens last week, we think to a … Continue reading

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Busy month

April has been a whirlwind.  Several trips for work, but now I am home until a short trip in June.  Our new bee colonies have arrived and are settled in, my seedlings are going gangbusters, hopefully one if not both … Continue reading

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Happy ?Spring?

It is 9 degrees outside right now, this is decidedly NOT spring.  While we didn’t have a particularly hard winter, by this time it is just long, really long.  Steve and I both have cabin fever and this morning when … Continue reading

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Snow day/Soap Day

Wednesday is the first day of spring, technically. We are supposed to have a high of 19 here in Madison, hardly spring-like, and it is currently snowing like January out there. The chickens, after their treat of last nights left … Continue reading

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