Tag Archives: Labor

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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Farm Life: Acquiring Antiques

I grew up with the Protestant idea that God had a city built in heaven awaiting Christians.  Some of this belief came from scriptural references, such as John 14:2, “In my father’s house are many mansions… I go to prepare … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Room for Two Much Fun

If you caught the literary reference in the title for our remodeled guest room, A Room with a View, the 19th century novel by E. M. Foster (and if you stay in the room, you will notice lots of books … Continue reading

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Farm Life: A Room With A View

Homes change over time.  Our lives, interests, needs change over time.  We began building our cabin in West Virginia 25 years ago.  We took a couple of years to complete the preliminary projects: walls around the bathrooms, a basic kitchen, … Continue reading

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Farm Life: What to do with 13 Gourds (We did not plant)?

Every year, something which we did not plant sprouts and grows in our garden.  If we cannot identify it, we are tolerant to watch what it develops into.  Most of the time, these are squash of various sorts, zucchini to … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Farm Math, 2×3=9

Sorry, to my regular readers, that I have not been a regular writer recently.  Too much farm math to keep up with.Ohhhhhhhh! you groan, as you hoped that algebra was a bad horror movie from middle school, not something that … Continue reading

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Farm Life: A Little Greenhouse

For some years, the head garden designer here has wanted a greenhouse.  We have been starting seeds in windows in an east-side room.  But, this means dirt, etc. in the house.  A greenhouse would keep the garden implements and soil … Continue reading

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