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Mystery Pond Update

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Muddy Mystery Pond As one of our background tasks this summer we’ve been editing our little Mystery Pond. It is more of a puddle than a pond, a catchment from whence we pipe the excess spring water over to a … Continue reading

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Blue Water Ice

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Winter water is a challenge on the farmstead. The world has little liquid. In one way this is good, it actually feels warmer when it is cold enough that everything freezes up solid. The wet cold suck the heat away … Continue reading

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Cottage Stone Step

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Tiny Cottage Stone Step Something old,Something new,Something white,Something blue… It doesn’t look like much in this photo but the massive split granite step at the front door of our tiny cottage is from the front door old farm house. Does … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Wall Outer Forms

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Holly bringing down a load of forms from the cottage level.Our big fall construction project is a combination greenhouse and winter farrowing space. Like our previous temporary winter housing this will be an open shed which protects the pigs from … Continue reading

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Granite and Berm

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Today we did more wiring of lath and WWM for the roof of our tiny cottage. We had just barely started to do some cement when the rains came and we had to stop for the day. I’m hoping tomorrow … Continue reading

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Reflecting On Ponds

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Hmm… What special Photoshop effects did I use to create the image above? Pixellated Blur? Gaussian Mummy Wrap? Cell Block Filter? The answer is: None! Here is the original photo: The top photo is merely the reflection in the water … Continue reading

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Chicken Sunroom How-to

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And behind door number three is a spacious new sunroom as demonstrated by my beautiful assistant, Vanna White. Oh, wait, that’s Holly, my lovely wife! And yes, it is a sunroom – for the chickens! They are quite happy in … Continue reading

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Ladies in Waiting

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These big beautiful ladies are hoping for a morning treat. Let me introduce you – From left to right we have Big Pig, Petra Pig, Saddle Pig and Little Pig. Australia Pig, who is nursing, can be seen off to … Continue reading

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