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5/13/2018 – 1st week of Late Spring

Hurt myself a few weeks ago and I still slowly recuperating. The spirit is strong, but the flesh is week. So far the cuttings are a mixed bag. Almost all of the Washington Hawthorn cuttings have died while a handful

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing, Gardening

9/18/2017 – 3rd week of Early Fall

Very busy at work the last few weeks. Got traps dyed and oiled. I bought four Duke 1 1/2 traps when Gander Mountain went out of busy. Wish I picked up some 120 or 160 bodygrip traps at the same

Posted in Animals, Daily, Hunting

7/17/2017 – 3rd week of Middle Summer

Lost another eight chickens, all in one day. Not certain what caused the die off. It was a hot day (+100), but they had plenty of water and had survived high temps before. I am now down to nine birds

Posted in Animals, Daily, Gardening

7/10/2017 – 2nd week of Middle Summer

Almost a month since last post, so quite a bit to catch up on. Need to remember to be more consistent. Fishing has been a complete disaster so far this year. On the last expedition, I tried every bait I

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing

3/20/2017 – 3rd week of Early Spring

Put the order for chickens in. While I was pretty sure that somebody was still selling Hollands, when I went to purchase them they were all sold out for the season. So we decided to just get an order of

Posted in Animals, Daily

3/16/2017 – 2nd week of Early Spring

Purchased all the supplies to build two raised beds. If I was smart, I would have had the lumber cut down at the store. Now I have to track down a saw. Also started getting catalogs from the chicken hatcheries.

Posted in Animals, Daily, Gardening


I lost my phone (again). The good side is that I am really liking my new phone. The bad side is that none of my photos of recent projects got backed up. Momma Hen finally hatched her eggs. Only two

Posted in Animals, Daily, Gardening


Got a chance to run banklines over the weekend, but all I caught was one very big, very pissed off snapping turtle and I really don’t care for the taste of turtle. Ended up having cut one of my droplines

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing


Not much going on the past few days. Wasn’t able to go fishing, but was able to work on the house plans. One of the hens has gone broody, so I’m excited about that. I was actually eyeballing incubators at

Posted in Animals, Daily, Fishing, House, Research


The honeylocust have started to bud. The mulberry budded last week are pretty green now. Chickens continue to eat their eggs and refuse to use the nest boxes. Oddly enough, they only eat the brown eggs and not the green

Posted in Animals, Daily, House
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