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Week of November 4th

Quick catch up. I found and processed some Persimmons, Fire Thorn, and Pecans. The Persimmons were a surprise as I have never seen one before and wasn’t looking for them. Need to head back and gather more. Done some work

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Hunting

Week of September 23rd

Made up snells for my circle hooks (stores don’t usually carry them and I didn’t want to spend the extra money on shipping). Instead of using a regular snell knot, I made some using the hair rig knot and others

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Foraging

Week of September 16th

Gathered sunflower and purslane seeds. Finished processing the Ground Cherry seeds. Found maps online for the local lakes. They are much nicer than what I am used to. Besides being based off of Satellite images (instead of hand drawn) the

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Gardening

Week of September 9th

Re-rigged all of poles. The zebco 33 is configured for panfish on an old Daiwa pole with 6lb mono. The zebco 202 is configured for panfish (and kids) on a zebco 1245 pole with 8lb line. And the zebco 404s

Posted in Daily, Fishing, knitting

Week of September 2nd

Starting to get things ready for fishing once the weather starts to cool. Need to inspect and re-rig several poles/rods and toss what isn’t useable. Having trouble finding my tackle box. Also need to get some equipment specifically for catfish.

Posted in Daily, Fishing, Gardening

Week of August 26th

Work finally slowed down again. Should pick up in a few weeks, but hopefully not as bad. Finished up the baby booties. Will post the instructions and photos. Started working on the larger baby mittens, but wasn’t happy with the

Posted in Cooking, Daily, knitting

Week of August 12th

Couldn’t get a photo to confirm identity, but I think I saw a roadrunner in the hedgerow. I know that they occasionally are seen in Kansas, but this was the first time I have seen one this far north. Cooked

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Gardening
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