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Ancient Brick by Spring

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Ancient Brick We found this partial brick high up on the mountain at the middle spring. The spring had obviously been ‘developed’ long, long ago, probably for one of the houses on our farm. I’m guessing about 1770 to 1850. … Continue reading

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To Buy a Fat Hog

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Found Item – Hay Tedder Spring Food Chain Radio is having a show “To Buy a Fat Hog” which I’m on. Go visit their web site and call in if you get this in time. Sponsoring Ads:

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Hunka Metal

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Found Object Hmm… So what is this hunka metal? The pigs dug it up in the field. Ideas? Outdoors: 31°F/10°F 6″ Snow Tiny Cottage: 67°F/65°F Daily Spark: There is a saying, “You make your own luck.” Remember that it cuts … Continue reading

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Thrown Horse Shoe

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Thrown Horse Shoe Out in the fields and woods we find a lot of signs of past dwellers in our area. All of what we find are from the settles onward – no indian arrow heads or the like. I … Continue reading

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Barre Bottle

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Industries used to be a lot more spread out. In most towns there was a butcher, a baker or several even. Now we count about a dozen banks instead. I wonder where all the money comes from if there is … Continue reading

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Pottery Shard

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King’s Plate? Will found this shard of pottery while walking in the fields and woods. It is one of the many found items that we and the pigs turn up in the pastures. As I’ve mentioned several times before[1, 2, … Continue reading

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Ditched

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Tires in DitchPeople leave us presents. Rather than tossing them in the ditch so far from our home it would be nice if they were to instead neatly stack the tires at the end of our driveway. This would save … Continue reading

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Field Hook

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Iron Hook from South FieldI found that metal hook in the south field this morning while walking fence lines. It was just barely sticking out of the dirt by the stone wall. The pigs often turn up found objects like … Continue reading

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Bag O’ Rubber Bands

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Big Bag of Rubber BandsHolly’s holding a big bag of elastics. The bag is heavy enough she can barely lift it and she’s a strong woman. Why, oh, why would we ever have so many rubbers? Well, years ago we … Continue reading

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Ancient Brick’s Story

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Ancient Brick on North Field DamThat is an old brick. I suspect it is over 200 years old. It looks just like the bricks in the beehive oven and chimney in our house. Funny that it should be way over … Continue reading

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