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Happy 53rd Anniversary!

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  The Scoop  /  1 Comment

Today is my (Rachel’s) parents’ 53rd anniversary. It’s hard to believe, since my mother doesn’t look a day over 39. And because our families help make us who we are, we’re honoring them with this special post. My parents got married when they were young – really young – and they’ve grown together, the way […]

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Baling Twine Part 2

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  2 Comments

Yes, some folks have cause to hate baling twine. But we really do use it for everything! (And here’s Part 1 if you missed it.)

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Artisanal Firewood

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  1 Comment

If you made it nicely through the big cold snap, firewood may have been a part of the reason why. But did you have the BEST firewood possible?

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Baling Twine Part 1

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  The Funnies  /  6 Comments

What would you do without it?  

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Wearing Shorts Through the Cold Spell

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  The Scoop  /  3 Comments

The freeze finally snapped this week, and we’re getting a January thaw. I can breathe a sigh of relief, and not just because I can breathe without swallowing my scarf or having my nostril hair freezing. It means that, at least for a little while, I don’t have to write the daily note allowing the […]

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