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Christmas Tree Cutting 2015

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Ben’s Face Perhaps using his teeth like a beaver to cut down the spruce tree was not such a good idea after all. The sap sticks to your tongue and lips. Not as nice as spearmint… Sponsoring Advertisements:

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First Bonfire of 2015

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First Bonfire of 2015 We eat out a lot. Sometimes even in the winter. We have a permanent fire ring of stones by the upper pond which is surrounded by a fire break of the pond, beach sand and driveway … Continue reading

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Rare Jeffries Family Portrait

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Jeffries Family Portrait This is a very rare Jeffries Family portrait which shows my father, all of my brothers and sisters, most of our spouses and all of our children. Although not quite complete I like this photo due to … Continue reading

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Family Photo in Butcher Shop

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Calendar Photo: Jeffries Family Photo in Butcher Shop We are almost done with construction such that soon we’ll be able to begin cutting our pigs here in our own on-farm butcher shop. This week we got in our uniforms which … Continue reading

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First Bonfire of 2014

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Bonfire at Upper Pond It’s cookout weather! We have a fire ring of stones on the knoll by the upper pond. This is an ideal bonfire cookout spot. It looks out over the pond and south field, is close to … Continue reading

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Hall Floor Poured

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Hand and Paw Prints in Concrete Today Ben mixed concrete while I placed it in the hall. While this was a very small pour, it was very significant because it is the last concrete pour before we open. I have … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2013

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Merry Christmas from the Jeffries Family A Christmas meal well enjoyed… Outdoors: 13°F/-3°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 64°F/56°F Daily Spark: There are three kinds of men. Those that learn by reading. Those that learn by observing. The rest have to pee … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Cutting 2013

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Sow Investigated Our Christmas Tree Hunt We get our Christmas trees from small conifers growing in our pastures. These trees get lots of sunlight and have little competition so they grow very densely.

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The First Time I Killed My Wife

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Blue Sky Peace of Mind “Honest, officer, she stepped into the punch…” I suppose that is what I could have said, had they asked. Had a police officer even been present to ask. But nobody was there to help. Explaining … Continue reading

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Face of a Farmer

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Holly in North Home Field This is the face of a farmer, satisfied after herding sixty sows and piglets to new pastures across Sugar Mountain. Some people complain that farming is hard or dangerous work. But the views and company … Continue reading

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