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Celebrating the rain

Picking strawberries

It rained! Two-thirds of an inch is usually something we roll our eyes at. But when it amounts to 59% of the precipitation for the month, we celebrate...by inviting Mom to come over and pick strawberries.

DIY computer

Joey showed up too to install a DIY-computer-turned-server, which he plans to use for (insert technical explanation I didn't really understand here). I think he'll eventually post about it on his blog.

Much fun was had by all! And, once again, I squeaked in just under the wire, barely managing to take one just-for-fun holiday per month. So far, my one resolution for 2015 is still on track to be a success.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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