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Laundry Room Progress

“Laundry Room Progress.” Literally the most boring title I’ve come up with in a decade of writing this website. But let me just say this……

January 27, 2016 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article

First Things First…ish?

I’m not sure where to start with all of my current and upcoming projects… let’s just say that 2016 is setting out to be both…

January 23, 2016 | 17 Comments | Read the Full Article

Well Hello, 2016

I love the philosophical side of starting a new year. Blank slate, new list of things to tackle, the holidays usually give me a little…

January 10, 2016 | 17 Comments | Read the Full Article

2015: The Best Year Yet

Here’s something I’ve never said before: 2015 was the best year yet. Yeah. True story. The fun thing about having eleven whole years of my life documented on…

January 3, 2016 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Holiday Traditions and the Winter List

Whoa, hey, Christmas came and went in the blink of an eye this year, and I barely had enough time to force the donkeys to dress…

December 28, 2015 | 11 Comments | Read the Full Article

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