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So it didn’t work out with the farmer babes.  I think they were looking for a more formal arrangement than we could give under our current circumstances (i.e. ohmygod Will opened another restaurant this is so crazy), so I consider this one totally my bad.  I wish them the best of luck, and any farm […]

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The lease for The Whiskey Jar started on Jan 1.  We’d spent New Year’s Eve with some friends, enjoying an epic dinner in DC, so despite a massive hangover, Will was dropped off at the new restaurant that Sunday at noon and I haven’t seen much of him since. He hasn’t spent a full day […]

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Two weeks ago, my brother and his girlfriend came down from DC and stayed with us on the farm.  Jason is the reason I have an SLR camera instead of my old point and shoot, and he recently bought himself a new Nikon that he was eager to use.  All of the following pictures are […]

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Last night at 9 PM, the power went out for no apparent reason.  There was no weather to speak of.  But the power was out and stayed out until nearly 4 AM for our block of Esmont.  When we lived in downtown Charlottesville, the power went out all the time.  Sure, it was annoying to […]

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So it’s been over a month since my last post, partially because I just haven’t gotten around to writing, partially because I’ve been on a kick of doing things vs writing about them. After the miscarriage, I needed to recover a sense of accomplishment, and that’s what I’ve been working on this past month. I […]

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Since we’ll be taking the first of our animals for processing this fall, it was time to start shopping for a horse trailer to transport them.  Our criteria were 1. functioning, 2. small (1 or 2 horse capacity max) and 3. cheap as possible, as I doubt we’ll use it more than six times a […]

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