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Farmer, Transmission Rebuilder, Self Sufficiency Nut. Like the old school way of doing things. "Fast is fine - accuracy is final" (quote by some way back famous gun-slinger - likely just before he got shot dead)
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Back to WORK
I want to say I’ve not lost my mind…but it’s possible I might have 😁. I’ve had it in my mind for the last…two? years that I need to go back to work. One (obvious) money, two – truthfully, as … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged farming, homesteading, self sufficiency 5 Comments
There comes a point in everyone’s life when one takes a step back, takes a good hard look around themselves – and finally gathers up the nerve to jump into the void of ‘change’. There’s a certain amount of miserable … Continue reading
Posted in Rants, Raves and Ramblings, Uncategorized Tagged farming, homesteading, job, transmission rebuilding 22 Comments
Every year about this time I get the urge to reset things. Sort of like when the computer wont boot up properly and starts to get glitchy because something didn’t load right – just click Restart and try again. We … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged farming, homesteading, winter 12 Comments
Do over part 2: Homesteading harder
There are only so many hours in a day. I have to tell myself that – often. This year in particular I’ve finally tapped out on available hours, and discovered that there is a price to pay for running out … Continue reading
Posted in Rants, Raves and Ramblings Tagged cheese, farming, gardening, homesteading, Jersey cow, milking cows, self sufficiency 24 Comments
Do over – grab a coffee, long post.
It’s been a hectic year. Very hectic. Hectic to the point I began to get that dizzy ‘got my sea legs and now I’m back on land’ dizziness – only I’ve not been on a boat. I’ve not stopped moving … Continue reading
Posted in Rants, Raves and Ramblings Tagged farming, homesteading, self sufficiency 5 Comments
Stone Pig Kitchen Farm Cheese :)
So for those of you who have been eagerly awaiting the final recipe for this cheese (and those of you who haven’t), here we go. I’m going to write this out so anybody can make this cheese. Some of you … Continue reading
Posted in Rants, Raves and Ramblings Tagged cheese, farming, homesteading, Jersey cow, raw milk cheese, Stone Pig Kitchen 10 Comments
Forward into 2015 and back to the never ending story.
After re-reading my previous posts – I find a recurring theme appearing here….. seems I only find time to write when it’s winter. 🙂 So again – winter is here, though not yet in a big way that I’m familiar … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged farming, having water, homesteading, pigs, wringer washing machines 11 Comments
The chickens are confused…..
This – is what my back yard usually looks like before I go to work. This is what it looks like this morning. Just a little apocalyptic…. There are currently a hundred or so forest fires burning in this province … Continue reading
Posted in Rants, Raves and Ramblings, Uncategorized Tagged chickens, farming, Forest fires BC, gardening, homesteading 10 Comments
Post Caterpillar Gardening Update
Brown Mustard Gardening in Zone 3 is a bit of a trick. In theory we have about 90 days frost free – pretty much hogwash for the ten years I’ve been here….. we’ve gotten hard frosts every single month of … Continue reading
Blogging Again ….. ish…. A glimpse into the life of….
Well. I knew it had been awhile, but really? Where has the time gone and why is it that there never seems to be a spare minute to sit down and write? Spring is here. Sort of. Today it’s sunny, … Continue reading
Posted in Rants, Raves and Ramblings, Uncategorized Tagged Draft horses, farming, gardening, homesteading, Livestock, milking cows, old house, self sufficiency, spring 8 Comments