Winter is leaving

Winter is leaving

This is the time of year that I look forward to. Some would say we are deep in winter. But all I can think is that Spring is near. We have been busy making new shelters. Putting up more fences, building a woodshed, planning and preparing the...

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Child Labor

Child Labor

We work them around here. They don’t earn their keep, and they’re not always cheery, but they work. They are paid in food and shelter and really great birthdays. And when other kids visit their faces light up and they squeal at the...

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Timbering Doos-n-Donts

Timbering Doos-n-Donts

Timbering on the Homestead Since we moved into our new place we’ve known that taking down trees to make way for the sunlight in the garden is necessary. Hence the timbering. Based on accessibility and Permaculture zone systems we also knew...

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