Category Archives: History

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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Second life for a mower

I’ve devoted a few hours this spring to fixing up my father’s old riding lawn mower which I hope will be a help in keeping the grass and weeds under control around the buildings on the farm. The mower, a … Continue reading

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Dreaming Down the Road

When I pass by an abandoned farmstead along a country road or next to an interstate, I see a lot more than dilapidated buildings. I see a whole host of people who used to live there. In the driveway, now … Continue reading

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