Home Tags Diary
The Other Day, I Stayed Home and Saved Money
I am staying home to save money, and I am not alone. People are cutting back on vacations and scaling back their weekend plans as gasoline inflation bites them
Country Living Means Driving 50 Miles to Run an Errand
Rural living can mean long drives and inconveniences, but we find it worth it. City life means crime, noise, traffic, high costs and too many people.
Rain, More Rain, Snow, and Gassing my Bees
We got warm weather, but there was no sun, just rain and more rain. As soon as it clears up and warms up, we're going to kill some varroa mites.
We Should All Spend More Time Alone with Ourselves
The snow has forced us into isolation and limited what we can do. I like it.
A Warm and Sunny 16 Degrees
After a couple days of blowing snow and sub zero temperatures, a sunny day was a welcome respite. The days are getting longer, too.
Prepper Diary: Warm Weather Means More Work on the Homestead
An unexpected warm spell presented the perfect opportunity to get some work done on the chicken coop and beehives.
How does Old Food Taste? Digging Into our Survival Stash
Its a good idea to inspect and taste-test your long term survival food from time to time. We were dubious abut this rusted can of grits, so we gave them a try.
Prepper Diary and Homestead Update for November 10
As fall comes to a close, its time to winterize the homestead and make sure the livestock is protected from snow, wind, and cold weather.
Prepper Diary November 5: Snow Signals the Start of Winter
Fall is segueing into winter a few degrees at time. We've moved from chilly nights, to frost, to killing frost and now snow.
Prepper Diary and Homestead Update, October 28
The hens are laying and the homestead continues to do well as we enter the colder months, due in part to our work this spring and summer.