Monthly Archives: November 2013


My wife recently asked if I was losing my commitment to the farm. A reasonable question. With each piece of infrastructure we build, every tree we plant the farm takes shape and the investment takes a toll on us financially, … Continue reading

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The Barn Report – Picture Update

Just a quick update with pictures of the progress made this last week.  The builder says it will be completed this week, but I’m pretty sure I heard that at least 3 weeks ago… Friday is our 5th wedding anniversary and … Continue reading

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A Life of Poo

It may seem strange, (ok it IS strange) to blog about poo, but keep in mind this is a chronicle of our journey to the farm and I feel compelled to record every detail so we can look back someday and have a good … Continue reading

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It’s Starting to Look Like a Farm!

The barn roof and gutters went up this past week.  Things are really starting to take shape. We chose a light color (light stone) for the roof because they are more energy efficient and help reduce global warming.  The vented polycarbonate ridge cap lets a … Continue reading

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