Category Archives: animals

No fire this time

I was down to the farm this past week after an absence of five months because of winter and other obligations. Not much had changed. Nature was beginning to wake up. The Eastern phoebes were building a mud nest over the … Continue reading

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Migration again

I went down to the farm to winterize the well house, and found a few other jobs to do. I hung yet another set of Dutch doors on the hay barn, fixed a water line leak, and cut a bunch … Continue reading

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More gutters and a pile of bones

The farm has been back in the family a year now and it’s amusing to me to recount that 80 percent of the work I’ve done there in that year has been involved with water. That includes getting it, repairing … Continue reading

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