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more firewood

I’m lucky to have friends help out when I need it.  Lou came to the farm today to help cut down another tree and it is great to have someone there to lift those heavy rounds onto the splitter.   This giant red oak, probably the max size that I...
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Firewood and favorite trees

Firewood cutting day.  Turns out, I made Willow’s most favorite tree on the farm into this: It was a traumatic discovery for me find Willow aghast at my cutting down a nice red oak for firewood.  Perhaps witnessing the tree getting cut down sealed it’s place as her “most favorite...
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Annual equipment maintenance

Each Fall we try to get the farm work wrapped up and get the equipment tucked away for a short winter nap.  In the midst of my final mow of the property, my heavy duty John Deere rotary cutter broke.  The two inch steel shaft that holds the blades on...
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Photos anyone?

My niece Jackie asked to have some of her senior photos taken at the farm.  Do we have a next super model in the making?  I’m a bit out of practice of taking senior photos, but the farm makes a better backdrop than I imagined....
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sugar shack…

A little slow movement on the sugar shack is to bring in some stones for to put the building on top.  I filled in the hole where the top soil was removed.  I had to wait until a good dry spell before bringing the truck in — with 22+ tons...
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