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11/7/2012
Protecting the fig tree for the winter felt like putting it to bed for a long sleep. Chopping wood with the Chopper 1 is a thing of joy and beauty and that's no joke. Do it yourself corn bin helped our neighbor keep the racoons out.
4/25/2012
Top bar hive modifications, turkey traps, and gourmet potatoes are just a few of the topics covered in the past week of blogging we've been up to. Homesteading healthcare and a new virtual book club round off the week with several reader comments.
7/8/2011
Settling on a flooring option for the tipi was pretty simple after coming across an awesome company that was right under my nose the whole time.
6/26/2011
Practical use of a wood mill on the homestead. The benefit of cutting your own lumber.
6/24/2011
A few things for a tipi dweller to consider in finding the (kind of) perfect property to call home (for a bit).
6/23/2011
The virtues and wisdom of having some projects done by professionals -vs- rather than attempting them yourself. While many can and do their own installation, occasionally it is better to have professionals do the job.
6/20/2011
New wood stove, another unexpected advantage of downsizing, and Murphy's Law.
6/12/2011
Wild flowers in bloom in high country meadows. Wild iris in profusion.
6/7/2011
Carpenter ants: an alternative to chemical treatment. Living within the environment and not attempting to destroy or change it.
6/6/2011
Wild strawberries are a tasty treat.
6/1/2011
Tree stumps, reminders of special moments and birds contribution to life.
5/25/2011
Being prepared for canine emergencies.
5/22/2011
The process of evaluating needs for successful downsizing.
5/18/2011
Pack Rats, cute, tricky and destructive
5/15/2011
Sometimes you have your plans changed for you, so don't put off tomorrow what can be done today.
5/11/2011
Gardening challenges at high elevation.
5/6/2011
Homesteading with wild animals and how to cope with their antics.
4/29/2011
If you have questions on how we accomplished our dream - ask us maybe our experience will help you. We welcome questions on how life is in the high mountains of S. Colorado. Please visit our personal blog for more information on us.
3/23/2011
Recipes for satisfying gluten-free breakfasts.




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