November 2015

4 posts

  Most jobs on the farm are physically taxing. From hauling five-gallon buckets full of feed to several different places, cutting, splitting and stacking firewood, hoeing the garden and repairing fence, you have to have a lot of muscles to carry the load. And regardless of the job, if you don’t want to do it …
  There is not a day on the farm that goes by that I don’t find something for which I am thankful. All too often, I think in terms of ‘big’ things – like the Country Boy and the farm itself. But if I really stop and think about it, it is the little things …
As part of my self-reliance plan, one of my goals was to get a milk cow and learn to make dairy products. My gracious sister Amie indulged me at Christmas the first year and bought me quite a few of the items I needed to get started. (Of course, I think she had an ulterior …
Can you Handle It? Throughout the day, I often hear the question, “Can you handle it?” I hear it from my boss when she has a special request that is outside the normal realms of my duties. I hear it from the mayor when we have a potential grant application to fill out. He gives …
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