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Abandonment Issues

I know I’ve been a terrible blogger this summer. Our dear readers have been feeling neglected, and so has our rural property. We did visit the farm in mid July, but it was so overgrown, and our car was so … Continue reading

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The glaciers have retreated!

It’s been the longest winter in recorded history. We experienced record snowfall of nearly 2 feet just a few weeks ago- in late April. The harsh weather conditions have prevented us from making spring trips to the farm. Now, at … Continue reading

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Inundated by apples

It’s harvest time here in Wisconsin. We are back to school, and taking weekend jaunts out to the farm. On our last trip we picked apples and hazelnuts. The hazelnut bushes were overflowing and I happily picked baskets full, my … Continue reading

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Go nuts!

We haven’t been able to spend a lot of time at the farm. We went out in mid-July, with newly sharpened mower blades. sharpening the mower blades But when we arrived, it was so buggy we decided to try out … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice!

Oh my! The days are long and the nights are buggy! Most of my update has to do with agriculture this time. I apologize if you were hoping for hilarity- this post is mostly just pleasant, with a little bit … Continue reading

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Kid tested, mother (and father, and stepmother, and mother-in-law) approved! 

It’s Mother’s Day and the weather couldn’t be more delightful! The landscape had changed so much in these couple visits. The last few weeks have brought visits from all of our parental units! First was a visit from my dad … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day Weekend!

We’ve been so lucky to have warm, dry weather these last few days. This weekend’s main chore was to get a few more fruit trees added to the orchard. Considering that we survive on bagels, burgers, and the occasional taco … Continue reading

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