Remember the shy man we met at the mill a few months ago, the one who shared with us how he’s been building his food storage? We finally got a chance to spend time with him. It was a fascinating visit!
If you saw somebody stealing… what would you do? What *should* you do?
Though it doesn’t look like much at first glance, underneath the brittle leaves hides a 200 year old stone wall. And within it’s layers I have uncovered some cool little treasures!
Another big snow storm. We’d better get ready to lose our power!
Our first trip to buy wheat berries from the mill, and a conversation with a very interesting fellow.
I thought I’d better skip the photos for my most sensitive readers… though, I was tempted!!
A Southern tradition in Fall is to have a Chicken Stew. Family and friends gather outside on a cool night to enjoy the stew that has been slow cooked in a huge pot over a flame.
A trip to my friend’s house taught me a few new things about bell peppers!
We’ve accomplished a lot of things during our first year of homesteading!
I’ve tried them all: snap traps, sticky pads, rat poison, electronic devices, and even cats… none of them work with any comparison to this flawless mouse catcher!
“What a beautiful, peaceful day it is today! The sun is out, a nice breeze is blowing, and there’s nothing more to do than enjoy the day…”
“It really was quite a humorous scene. Two city kids, trying to figure out how to skin and cook a rabbit.”