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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 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 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

Week of July 22nd

Finished knitting the baby mittens. Taking a break before starting the next set of booties/mittens and making more washcloths. Gathered Sumac seeds and more apple and pear seeds. Trying to broaden my knowledge and learnto identify field greens. Not much

Posted in Gardening, Uncategorized

Week of July 8th

Tried to get some mowing done, but didn’t get very far as the belt keeps slipping. Will need to look into what might be causing that. Used grass clippings to mulch the flower bed in front of the house. Went

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Gardening, knitting

Week of July 24th, 2019

Continuing to wet process the Blackberry seeds. Planted the Wild Garlic bulb and bulbils. Gathered seeds of either Blanketflower or Indian Blanket (uncertain exactly which it is). Got most of the Canadian Thistle mowed before it could set seed. The

Posted in Daily, Gardening, knitting

Week of June 10th

Finally got second household set up. Most of this week was spent assembling furniture. Wife bought some houseplants for the new place (ivy, aloe, and a succulent). Need to research care. Finishing up on washcloths. Next project is to finish

Posted in Daily, Foraging, Gardening, Projects
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