The first snow is like…

Yesterday we had our very first snow of the season. It looked like almost a foot of snow fell! Not getting any snow until November 17 is highly unusual but since our summer had record-breaking heat, I’m not sure what to expect this winter. It snowed all day yesterday. Huge fluffy flakes. Watching the snow […]

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Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!

The girls greeted us when we got home. These Speckled Sussex are the smartest and nicest chickens we’ve ever had. They even come when we call them. “Chi! Chi! Chi-Ken!” They come a running because they know we have treats. Even if they hear our door open, they come running. These girls let us pet […]

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I’m back!

It’s been too long time since I wrote. Goodness. Way too long. I’ve been busy working on completing the kitchen of my dreams. It’s been 9 years since we’ve been in our house and the reality of only a few pallet cabinets started to settle in. Hopefully by the end of the year, we’ll be […]

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The birth of Charlie 

On Thursday, May 4th we went out to the barn and to our surprise Becky had one huge buckling and Charity had one little doeling. I knew that Becky was all done kidding. Her buckling was licked dry and looked well fed. Charity on the other hand, her doeling still looked wet. Charity looked like […]

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Break up in Alaska

10p in Alaska With each passing day, we are gaining over 5 minutes of light. Right now we’re at around 15 hours of daylight and the snow is almost gone. Everything is really muddy and wet. One of my favorite things about this time of year is that I don’t have to carry anymore buckets […]

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Note to self

I can see so many possibilities on the horizon. My mind is almost bursting with all the things I want to experience. There are so many things I want to try. The only way that I’m going to get there is to focus and dedicate myself to achieving these goals one at a time. One […]

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