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It looks like someone isn’t content to live in the basement anymore. Of course, Samson may just have to deal for another week, as we will probably move the chickens to their hoop house tomorrow.  And I don’t think we should tempt fate by adding two outdoor cats to the mix until the peeps get […]

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Behold… Will managed to score a second-hand Happy Valley cider press off Craig’s List.  It looks like it’s never been used.  We’ll have to remedy that.

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When Will’s brother came down to help build the pig house, he though he heard mice in the walls of the guest room.  Then, after the big rain storm, Will was convinced he heard a mouse running on the ceiling tiles of the basement.  And so he went and adopted two cats. I am near […]

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At this point, our compost pile is 2 parts soiled poultry bedding, one part rotten table scraps and one part dead poultry carcass.  Will decided that we should cease calling it the compost pile and instead refer to it as the failure pile. Dust to dust, aye?

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I suppose, when you are a geek at heart, that’s how most things start. I bought Wilson The Self Sufficient Life and How to Live It.  We’d been talking, that casual way that married people who are still renters talk, about Buying a House, which became Moving to the Country.  And so I bought the […]

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