Category Archives: Farm Life and Random Thoughts

Waste Not Want Not

I was originally going to compose a post about conserving resources and how conservation, environmentalism, and sustainability need to go hand in hand for any of the three to be fully accomplished. My original theory was that the key to … Continue reading

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Last Week

Sometimes my life gets to a point where a line forms between the writing and the doing. I am right now at that line. It is a combination of a very busy time of year, a growing business, and lots … Continue reading

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A Lost Art

Why don’t more people take ownership of their food? Growing food takes no more effort than growing grass or any other plant you put in your yard. It saves money. It protects you from pesticides. It provides exercise and brings your family together. It … Continue reading

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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Today my kids were sick so we didn’t do a lot. Kind of did that hole up mid-summer afternoon in the living room thing. If you live out here then you know summer is a  very warm and wet time, … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Thrift Store

I try to teach my kids frugal values. The ability to sacrifice short term gratification for the long term payoff. The fact you can have anything you want if you are willing to work and wait for it. The funny … Continue reading

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Saturday

Today was a typical Saturday around here, but maybe not typical for everyone so I though I would put it up here. First off Saturday’s are a big yard day for us, so most of it is usually spent laying … Continue reading

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Trashpicking

I’d like to post a commentary on trash picking I think at least in this economy it should be addressed. There is such a negative connotation to diving for trash. Rifling through your neighbor’s garbage, a hobo knee deep in … Continue reading

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