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Happy New Year

December 31st, 2009 · 2 Comments

I am wishing everyone a Happy and Safe New Year!!!! Wow, 2009 has been busy especially the last few months of it.  I have not been very good at keeping this site updated but with the gardening done, my focus has moved to other things not homestead related. I am going to be posting more […]

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Back to Work – New Job

September 8th, 2009 · No Comments

I start my new job this morning and I just wanted to write a short note to let everyone know what was going on.  Tonight when I get home I am going to have to wade out into the mud to pick lima beans.  They are going wild. We have had about 2 or 3 […]

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Home Doings

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Just wanted too give everyone a quick update.  Randy had surgery yesterday for his hip replacement.  He came through with flying colors but then spiked a fever last night.  I was at the hospital until early this morning.  His fever is back down but he is on IV antibiotics right now.  Hopefully when the antibiotics […]

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Carnival of Homesteading

June 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I apologize to all carnival participants for the delay in this edition.  I have been out of state due to a death in the family and am just now getting back to normal.  Soooooo, Welcome to the June 8, 2009 edition of carnival of homesteading. Mary@SimplyForties presents Update on my Urban “Farm” posted at SimplyForties. […]

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Swine Flu: Hospital and Nursing Home Quarantined

May 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

My father was admitted to BJC Medical Center in Commerce GA last Sunday.  He has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.  On top of that, he has some dementia so he doesn’t always remember what is going on.  He doesn’t understand where he is or why he is there. After it was determined that he could […]

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Comments welcome

March 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Apparently, I did not uncheck a check box and no one has been able to comment here. I have fixed the issue and wanted everyone to know that comments are welcome. Thanks to the folks over at VegBox Recipes Blog, for bringing this to my attention.

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Carnival of Homesteading – St Patricks Day Edition

March 16th, 2009 · 5 Comments

St Patricks Day is tomorrow and I thought it would be fun to include some facts about it for today’s carnival. Did you know that the person who would become St Patrick was actually born in Britain?  At age 16, he was captured and sold into slavery to a sheep farmer. He escaped when he […]

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Introduction and Plans for Small Homestead

February 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Randy and I live on a small 17 acre  farm.  It is Randy’s family farm and was once a working tobacco farm.  His grandparents and then parents and now Randy and I have made a living from the farm in one way or another.  Randy has spent the last 30 years buying, selling and training […]

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