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Team Build: Modern-Industrial Work Tables (For Our Actual Work)

You might have been wondering if I do anything other than talking about all kinds of philosophical and intense shit these days, which… fair. The…

December 12, 2015 | 25 Comments | Read the Full Article

Hoarfrost

Yeah, it sounds like something from Lord of the Rings (and, frankly, it’s been feeling pretty Middle-Earth-ish around here for the last week, so that’s…

December 6, 2015 | 12 Comments | Read the Full Article

Wherein I Didn’t Lose Inches and Gained Perspective

This post started off as a Facebook update… At first I was going to make a quick comment about something that happened to me at…

December 3, 2015 | 104 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Gradual Shifting of Everything

Just before I started this post I sat down at my workbench in my office (odd in-and-of-itself because I haven’t spent more than fifteen consecutive…

November 24, 2015 | 34 Comments | Read the Full Article

Oh, Snow!

Have I mentioned that it has been unseasonably warm around here recently? Like, last weekend I checked one of the big items off my “winter…

November 22, 2015 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article

End of the Garden 2015

Intellectually I understand that the end of the growing season is just a part of the natural cycle of things around here. I lived in…

November 18, 2015 | 21 Comments | Read the Full Article

Adventures in Beekeeping: Prepping for Winter

It’s likely that this will be my last beekeeping post of the year, and can I just say… right after randomly adopting some donkeys, and…

November 11, 2015 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

A New View

I’m walking a line here between really wanting to sit down and write about things going on around the farm. Things like prepping the garden…

November 9, 2015 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

Life Goes On

Okay. So. There’s been enough going on around here that I can barely wrap my arms around it all, much less tell a coherent story…

November 2, 2015 | 29 Comments | Read the Full Article

Adventures in Beekeeping: Wax Rendering

Well, this week has been one huge farm adventure that, aside from the surprising addition 14 new guinea keets to my flock, also included two…

October 22, 2015 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Morning Surprise!

Just to paint a picture of my morning this morning: The day actually started at 2AM when my cat decided to use my face as…

October 18, 2015 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Learning The Hard Way, As Always

So, here’s the thing, I’ve been saying that I want to be a better mechanic for years. And I mean it… I do. I was…

October 14, 2015 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Most Exciting Thing That’s Ever Happened While I Had a Fever

Should I keep you in suspense here? No? Okay, well LOOK WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK. That, my friends, is a bath. In my house.  It’s…

October 12, 2015 | 20 Comments | Read the Full Article

Life on the Farm

So, before you skip ahead and watch this video without any context (you’re going to anyway, aren’t you? Yeah, fuck it, I would too…) Well, if…

October 1, 2015 | 63 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Time Between

“Taking a break” is not a real thing for a girl who lives on a farm and has animals to feed and a tractor payment…

September 30, 2015 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article