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These cinder blocks will now absorb the bulk of the weight for our front porch steps.
So far, Aurora is
thrilled at my
decision to dry Artemesia off. I started the attempt nearly a week
ago, but I'm pretty sure our doe is still making just as much
milk...only her daughter's getting to drink it all instead of sharing
with us humans. Hmmm.... Maybe I need to rethink my dry-down plan.
A butterfly resting after a long Sunday of foraging.
About a week and a half ago,
Artemesia finally decided it was time to wean us. I say "us" because
she not only stopped letting Aurora drink endlessly at the milk bar,
she also started stamping uncomfortably as I milked her in the morning.
We got really lucky,
with the only significant rain of the last month falling the weekend
after my big oat-planting
push. Thanks to the wild moisture, the cover crops are up and
growing this week, their beds already a nearly complete sea of green.
Planting and mulching 96 garlic bulbs while the morning shade is still in tact.
I've decided to treat my
funky tummy as a science-fair project. Here's the summary so far, with
technical terms purposefully left out.
Hypothesis 2: Inflamed
gut never gets a chance to heal because I keep stuffing irritating,
high-fiber food down my gullet.
By the way, I continue
to appreciate everyone's kind words and good energy! Hopefully I'll be
back to having fun homesteading information to report in the near
The dump bed on the Kubota X900 is a good height for easy wheelbarrow loading.
There's something about
the autumnal equinox that makes me want to tunnel into the earth.
Without realizing it, we repeated our Bristol
Caverns visit on
nearly the same date as last year. Does that make it a tradition?
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