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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

9/4/2017 – 1st week of Early Fall

Tried to go fishing, but the water level was too low. That was most likely my last attempt for this year. Sum total: one bait sized bluegill. Very discouraging, but still better than a complete strikeout. Seriously thinking of giving

Posted in Camping, Daily, Fishing, Foraging

8/21/2017 – 3rd week of Late Summer

Foraging for seeds has begun. Still too early for Acorns, but Black Walnuts, Ash, and Honey Locusts are starting to ripen. Was able to identify some Autumn Olive bushes near me, so gathered a few handful of those. I think

Posted in Daily, Foraging

8/14/2017 – 2nd week of Late Summer

Continuing to harvest Sand Plums. Learned that they will continue to ripen if left on the counter. Probably only one small harvest left.  Started gathering a few Black Walnuts. It’s much too early, but I couldn’t resist. Besides, I can

Posted in Camping, Daily, Foraging

7/31/2017 – 5th week of Middle Summer

Nothing much to report. Still harvesting sand plums.

Posted in Daily, Gardening

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
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