Category Archives: Farm Life

Farm Life: Fog in August, Winter Forecast for 2019-20

August 2019 had come and gone.  Time to give your the annual Fog in August report, and correlate this with the Hagers-Town Town and Contry Almanack forecast for Winter 2019-20. But first, let’s review how last Winter (2018-19) played out.

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Farm Life: Buying a computer with 19 cup holders…

Living in the mountains, you need a fowl-weather vehicle.  Winter is coming (even though it may still be 80F) and we need to be ready.  The gardens are still giving harvest, and some sections are ready to clean up.  Wood … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Urban Signs of Spring

Last weekend, we headed into Washington, D.C. to see a couple of plays at Arena Stage (reviews to follow).  Though we had not planned for another annual event, it happened to be Cherry Blossom Festival weekend too.  And, the cherry … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Beach Farmer?

Farming is a year-round venture.  One might think that during winter, the equipment is put away, and the only tasks is to bring in wood to keep the wood stove burning hot.  My regular readers might also think that I … Continue reading

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Blowform, Feast of the Annunciation

My longer term readers may recall that some years ago we acquired a blowform nativity set.  Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, ox and donkey, a shepherd with sheep,  Magi with camel move about our property from Thanksgiving until 12th Night in … Continue reading

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Fog in August: Winter Weather Prediction 2018-19

October is with us and Winter is just around the corner… we will just ignor that it is 80F still and we are having thunderstorms as if it were August.  That brings us up to our annual Fog in August … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Mirror, Mirror

Life is not a Disney movie.  Mirrors do not talk, except in our imagination.  But, imagination can sometimes start a sequence of events that makes for a good story.  Recently, I have been telling stories related to our Spring remodeling … Continue reading

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