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Hunting Widow, Week 2

Tom went elk hunting last Friday so I was alone again doing all of the farm chores.  The first issue was that it appeared as if the flax was properly retted.  The fibers easily came off of the inner stalk. … Continue reading

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Hunting Widow’s Week

Tom has been away this week deer hunting.  So this left taking care of the farm to me alone.  So feeding all of the animals is crucial.  The pigs have been enjoying lemon pies. I did discover these feathers in … Continue reading

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That is the major task this time of year.  And that is what I did this afternoon after the typical morning farm chores. The first order of business was pressing the fermenting grapes.  I transferred the juice to a carboy … Continue reading

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