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THE TIME HAS COME.

The time has come to question yourself as to whether you are ready or not. Some of the latest news has the Government preparing to ban gas stoves nationwide. They have been after wood stoves for years imposing emission standards on them that are near impossible to meet. Your wood fire cooking range …

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IT'S GETTING CRAZY.

 

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Are things in the world crazy or is it my imagination? I personally can’t remember a time in my life when so many things were going wrong at the same time as they are today. I can only come to the conclusion that it is all by design and it would take allot to get me to change my mind. Hi…

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IT'S FALL ON THE HOMESTEAD.

Hello Everyone, 

I got a question the other day about why my homestead wasn't as fancy as others they see on You Tube. I honestly got a kick out of the question until I realized you do see allot of homesteads there that look pretty fancy for someone living on a homestead. There are plenty of rea…

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KEEPING ON

I wish I knew how many times I have sat at this keyboard and started to type something and wonder where to go with it. Today is another one of those days, I have written about many things over the years about the homestead, gardening, animals, heating and cooking with wood along with economic hardsh…

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AMERICAN HOUSEHOLDS.

Today's American households are non-producing households.

The idea of a contained family economy is long forgotten as well as the skills to sustain that family economy. The average American household is now a consumer based closed economic system. This consumer-based system is not sustainable and…

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RANT

OK, this is no longer even funny nor is it debatable. The cost of food and fuel has gone through the roof and there is no end in sight. They claim an 8.7% inflation rate but let’s not be fooled most everything is doubled which makes a 100% increase and fuel is up some 400%. If everything averaged ou…

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I THINK WE SAW THIS COMING.

I think we all knew that inflation was going to happen, our grocery money isn’t taking us as far as it used to. I know many times over the years I have warned folks about what I felt was to come, I honestly believe we have come to depend on cheap food without knowing the real cost behind it. With fu…

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WE HAVE LOST OUR CONNECTION.

We have lost our connection to the land and the know-how of our grandparents; we cannot in honesty remain separated from the land for long without disastrous results. We are a living organism and rely on other living organisms to survive. As our culture continues to distance itself from the natural …

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WHERE TO NOW?

It seems all we hear about these days are shortages and inflation, it is apparent to all of us as we shop that the store shelves have several empty spaces and the total at the register is over the top. Everything we buy is rising in price and it doesn’t look as if it will end any time soon. The pred…

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THE PROMISED PHOTOS

Here are a few photos of our new calf shortly after she was born, we'll have more as time goes on.

 

  

 

 

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