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How do you have fun on a low budget with no TV? If these homesteading-related activities aren't enough, you might check out our lighter blogs --- Cosmic Cookout documents Mark's forays into the physics of consciousness and the disclosure movement while Clinch Trails follows our archaeological and ecological explorations at home and abroad.

Huckleberry Swiss
Posted Sat Apr 19 17:39:16 2014 by mark
Wardrobe malfunction
Posted Tue Apr 15 15:58:29 2014 by mark
Solar observations
Posted Sat Apr 12 17:22:15 2014 by mark
Natural Tunnel State Park
Posted Fri Apr 4 15:11:27 2014 by mark
Grafting workshop 2014
Posted Thu Apr 3 07:39:17 2014 by Anna
Early Spring snow
Posted Tue Mar 25 15:51:04 2014 by mark
Learning to fly
Posted Mon Mar 24 16:04:35 2014 by mark
Win kefir, seeds, and more!
Posted Sun Mar 23 07:34:16 2014 by Anna
Boody trail in St. Paul, Virginia
Posted Fri Mar 21 07:52:26 2014 by Anna
Boody trail
Posted Thu Mar 20 16:10:32 2014 by mark
Happy vernal equinox!
Posted Thu Mar 20 07:33:22 2014 by Anna
A conversation about ducks
Posted Wed Mar 19 07:44:36 2014 by Anna
Sky pond awakes
Posted Sun Mar 16 07:49:50 2014 by Anna
Signs of spring 2014
Posted Tue Mar 11 08:07:15 2014 by Anna
A halfway successful permaculture weekend
Posted Mon Mar 3 07:57:20 2014 by Anna
Weekend Homesteader sighted in the wild
Posted Sun Mar 2 13:27:26 2014 by mark
Visiting season
Posted Sun Mar 2 07:01:09 2014 by Anna
Living off the land
Posted Sat Mar 1 17:01:11 2014 by mark
Gravity powered gate opener
Posted Sat Feb 22 15:35:46 2014 by mark
Fun weekend reading
Posted Sat Feb 22 07:26:05 2014 by Anna
Unpowered gate opener
Posted Thu Feb 20 15:54:33 2014 by mark
Fun in the snow
Posted Fri Feb 14 07:38:59 2014 by Anna
Measuring snow
Posted Thu Feb 13 16:13:17 2014 by mark
Do bees like sugar maple sap?
Posted Wed Feb 12 15:51:59 2014 by mark
Snow memories
Posted Tue Feb 11 15:39:24 2014 by mark
Debunking a mountain myth
Posted Sat Feb 8 15:47:17 2014 by mark
Lazy kefir culture
Posted Sat Feb 8 07:45:55 2014 by Anna
1983
Posted Fri Feb 7 07:59:15 2014 by Anna
Predicting future weather by ice thickness?
Posted Sun Feb 2 15:41:56 2014 by mark
Imbolc
Posted Sun Feb 2 08:13:05 2014 by Anna
Salamander in the Basement, part 4
Posted Fri Jan 31 12:00:31 2014 by Aimee
Cognitive behavioral photo therapy
Posted Fri Jan 31 07:35:28 2014 by Anna
Salamander in the Basement, part 3
Posted Thu Jan 30 12:01:09 2014 by Aimee
Salamander in the Basement, part 2
Posted Wed Jan 29 12:01:10 2014 by Aimee
Salamander in the Basement, part 1
Posted Tue Jan 28 12:01:05 2014 by Aimee
Lollipops, Garlic, and Basement Salamanders
Posted Mon Jan 27 12:00:54 2014 by Anna
Snow and sun and squirrel traps
Posted Mon Jan 27 07:39:06 2014 by Anna
Midday milkbone
Posted Sat Jan 25 15:06:31 2014 by mark
Bartering
Posted Fri Jan 24 16:02:27 2014 by mark
Cathedral barn
Posted Thu Jan 16 16:05:34 2014 by mark
Inflection Day
Posted Sun Jan 12 17:35:18 2014 by mark
Electric birthday shear cutting
Posted Fri Jan 10 17:52:49 2014 by mark
Appalachian ice sculpture
Posted Mon Jan 6 16:07:58 2014 by mark
Winter water fetching
Posted Sun Jan 5 14:47:35 2014 by mark
Venerable beeches along the trail
Posted Thu Jan 2 08:02:56 2014 by Anna
Ringing in the New Year
Posted Wed Jan 1 15:45:22 2014 by mark
The best of 2013
Posted Wed Jan 1 08:06:10 2014 by Anna
What kind of food do we buy?
Posted Sun Dec 29 08:10:46 2013 by Anna
Building a trail in the dry
Posted Fri Dec 27 08:06:12 2013 by Anna
Making up our own holidays
Posted Sun Dec 22 07:38:41 2013 by Anna
Solstice celebration 2013
Posted Sat Dec 21 15:53:55 2013 by mark
Full cold moon
Posted Sat Dec 21 07:52:58 2013 by Anna
Stuck duck update
Posted Fri Dec 20 16:04:17 2013 by mark
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Posted Wed Dec 18 15:47:28 2013 by mark
Pre-solstice festivities
Posted Mon Dec 16 08:13:24 2013 by Anna
Flat and stuck
Posted Sat Dec 14 15:47:28 2013 by mark
Holiday decorations for small spaces
Posted Fri Dec 13 07:07:38 2013 by Anna
Frozen duck
Posted Wed Dec 11 16:25:50 2013 by mark
Up the holler
Posted Wed Dec 11 07:44:54 2013 by Anna
Tiny house furniture moving
Posted Tue Dec 10 18:44:31 2013 by mark
Winter conundrums
Posted Tue Dec 10 07:36:35 2013 by Anna
One hour delay
Posted Mon Dec 9 16:28:11 2013 by mark
Cattail comparison
Posted Sun Dec 8 13:29:33 2013 by mark
Hand-cranked corn sheller
Posted Tue Dec 3 15:01:42 2013 by mark
Ice scraping
Posted Fri Nov 29 14:53:47 2013 by mark
Insect art
Posted Thu Nov 28 12:01:39 2013 by Anna
Thanksgiving eve
Posted Wed Nov 27 14:44:54 2013 by mark
New leaves art
Posted Wed Nov 27 12:01:53 2013 by Anna
High and dry art
Posted Tue Nov 26 12:01:50 2013 by Anna
Art out of the blue
Posted Mon Nov 25 12:01:53 2013 by Anna
Stay tuned for a week of nature art
Posted Sun Nov 24 12:41:36 2013 by Anna
Arm-chair homesteading
Posted Tue Nov 12 15:56:39 2013 by mark
Halloween harvest
Posted Fri Nov 1 07:43:50 2013 by Anna
Win a free homesteading calendar!
Posted Tue Oct 29 08:21:20 2013 by Anna
Three last trip tips
Posted Fri Oct 25 12:01:21 2013 by Anna
Splurges and savings
Posted Thu Oct 24 12:01:52 2013 by Anna
Learning on vacation
Posted Wed Oct 23 12:01:17 2013 by Anna
Be wowed by the ordinary
Posted Tue Oct 22 12:01:22 2013 by Anna
Vacation excursions
Posted Mon Oct 21 12:01:31 2013 by Anna
St Paul Appalachian Heritage Fall festival
Posted Sat Oct 19 15:39:20 2013 by mark
Be in the moment
Posted Fri Oct 18 12:01:40 2013 by Anna
Go with the tides
Posted Thu Oct 17 12:01:46 2013 by Anna
Can you do better than "The Early Years"?
Posted Thu Oct 17 07:15:09 2013 by Anna
Good neighbors make good vacations
Posted Wed Oct 16 12:02:57 2013 by Anna
Vacation immersion
Posted Tue Oct 15 12:01:00 2013 by Anna
Sea shell wall display
Posted Mon Oct 14 16:28:00 2013 by mark
How to have the best vacation ever
Posted Mon Oct 14 12:02:48 2013 by Anna
Mountain Gravity
Posted Sun Oct 13 14:24:43 2013 by mark
Porch bat
Posted Tue Oct 8 05:02:36 2013 by Anna
Baby snakes in the straw
Posted Fri Oct 4 07:53:59 2013 by Anna
Walden Effect calendar coming soon
Posted Tue Oct 1 14:24:54 2013 by Anna
Appley anniversary
Posted Sat Sep 21 07:48:28 2013 by Anna
Private pasture
Posted Wed Sep 11 15:44:44 2013 by mark
Two-story chickens
Posted Sun Sep 8 13:56:35 2013 by mark
Smashing pumpkins
Posted Tue Aug 27 07:26:28 2013 by Anna
The space-time continuum
Posted Wed Aug 21 07:07:50 2013 by Anna
Cattail update
Posted Sun Aug 11 15:34:50 2013 by mark
Jury duty followup
Posted Wed Aug 7 07:33:32 2013 by Anna
Bringing life to the sky pond
Posted Sun Aug 4 07:24:37 2013 by Anna
Time to fund another year of free software!
Posted Sun Jul 14 20:26:11 2013 by Anna
Introducing Kayla
Posted Wed Jul 10 06:48:00 2013 by Anna
Delicious pastured pork for the Tri-Cities
Posted Sun Jul 7 08:34:22 2013 by Anna
Greywater wetland in action
Posted Tue Jun 25 07:32:21 2013 by Anna
Family from above
Posted Sat Jun 22 06:34:45 2013 by Anna
The cucurbit invasion
Posted Wed Jun 19 07:23:30 2013 by Anna
The sweetness of homegrown fruit
Posted Sat Jun 15 08:12:54 2013 by Anna
A wild week
Posted Sat Jun 8 07:04:46 2013 by Anna
Bonus chicks
Posted Sun May 26 15:33:27 2013 by mark
Back at work on the pig pasture
Posted Thu May 23 06:16:46 2013 by Anna
Turtle puddle
Posted Sun May 12 13:58:04 2013 by mark
Poultry management training
Posted Sat May 11 16:11:55 2013 by mark
Finding time for flowers
Posted Thu May 2 07:06:09 2013 by Anna
Hanging the hammock chair
Posted Wed May 1 16:02:12 2013 by mark
Home to roost
Posted Sun Apr 28 17:33:22 2013 by mark
Pond and wetland greening up
Posted Sat Apr 27 08:34:31 2013 by Anna
Teal realization
Posted Thu Apr 18 07:52:05 2013 by Anna
ATV ferryman
Posted Sat Apr 13 17:03:45 2013 by mark
Polaris Xplorer ATV day 1
Posted Fri Apr 12 16:58:44 2013 by mark
More spring enthusiasm
Posted Wed Apr 10 07:41:43 2013 by Anna
Seeking a mail-order bride for his homestead
Posted Mon Apr 8 08:06:15 2013 by Anna
Low-tech, high-water solution
Posted Sun Apr 7 16:13:15 2013 by mark
Don't give up --- spring is coming
Posted Sun Apr 7 07:56:23 2013 by Anna
Interior design
Posted Thu Apr 4 07:55:26 2013 by Anna
Spring surprises
Posted Wed Apr 3 07:38:18 2013 by Anna
Plant swap Saturday
Posted Sat Mar 30 16:13:37 2013 by mark
Mark's words of wisdom
Posted Sat Mar 30 07:39:54 2013 by Anna
Flying squirrel
Posted Thu Mar 28 08:20:48 2013 by Anna
A three-person-and-one-dog project
Posted Sun Mar 24 08:49:44 2013 by Anna
Daffodil farmers
Posted Sun Mar 17 07:40:18 2013 by Anna
Early spring pollinators and flowers
Posted Tue Mar 12 08:50:22 2013 by Anna
Movie star root cellar and farm tour
Posted Wed Mar 6 07:50:32 2013 by Anna
Accidental angler
Posted Mon Mar 4 15:37:11 2013 by mark
Time travel audition
Posted Fri Mar 1 16:44:58 2013 by mark
Our new laundry nook
Posted Wed Feb 27 08:21:22 2013 by Anna
Creating a pond ecosystem
Posted Sun Feb 24 08:26:56 2013 by Anna
Furnishing the summer living room
Posted Sat Feb 23 07:38:27 2013 by Anna
New livestock
Posted Fri Feb 22 16:12:27 2013 by mark
Developing a deep shade polyculture
Posted Tue Feb 19 07:14:56 2013 by Anna
Introducing B.J.
Posted Sat Feb 16 07:31:29 2013 by Anna
Weeding wildlife
Posted Sun Feb 3 08:01:22 2013 by Anna
First crocus and lettuce planting
Posted Thu Jan 31 08:32:57 2013 by Anna
Intrepid line-workers bring back power early
Posted Mon Jan 21 07:54:30 2013 by Anna
Not a 100-year flood (yet)
Posted Fri Jan 18 07:01:23 2013 by Anna
First flood of 2013
Posted Thu Jan 17 08:04:20 2013 by Anna
Yurt circle
Posted Mon Jan 14 08:16:39 2013 by Anna
Pie theory
Posted Thu Jan 10 14:40:16 2013 by mark
This season's color
Posted Wed Jan 9 16:57:24 2013 by mark
Old Appalachian barns
Posted Mon Jan 7 07:43:34 2013 by Anna
Rocket-stove bathtub
Posted Sun Jan 6 07:59:43 2013 by Anna
Winter reading list
Posted Mon Dec 31 08:13:35 2012 by Anna
We'll meet you half way
Posted Fri Dec 28 15:09:10 2012 by mark
Book signing
Posted Mon Dec 24 07:57:31 2012 by Anna
Solstice snow day
Posted Fri Dec 21 14:35:20 2012 by mark
Decline and fall of the yurt
Posted Mon Dec 17 07:32:59 2012 by Anna
Hermit Thrush visitor
Posted Sun Dec 16 07:51:37 2012 by Anna
The Survival Podcast
Posted Sat Dec 15 15:21:15 2012 by mark
Oversized bike seat
Posted Sun Dec 9 14:40:11 2012 by mark
Homesteading exercise
Posted Sat Dec 8 13:56:32 2012 by mark
Plant swap
Posted Sat Dec 8 07:47:17 2012 by Anna
Mulch and stumps for trees
Posted Fri Dec 7 07:24:06 2012 by Anna
Decoding winter chorus frog message
Posted Thu Dec 6 15:01:53 2012 by mark
Giving thanks 2012
Posted Thu Nov 22 16:38:16 2012 by mark
Mulching with a friend
Posted Tue Nov 13 07:04:43 2012 by Anna
Visitors bring first frost
Posted Mon Nov 5 07:28:09 2012 by Anna
Worm bin euphoria
Posted Sun Nov 4 15:41:45 2012 by mark
Super Storm apple leather
Posted Tue Oct 30 15:48:31 2012 by mark
Chocolate Turkey Saturday
Posted Sat Oct 27 18:33:27 2012 by mark
Winesap apples part 2
Posted Sun Oct 21 16:06:31 2012 by mark
Lackluster winesaps
Posted Sat Oct 20 17:33:46 2012 by mark
First ice
Posted Wed Oct 17 08:11:13 2012 by Anna
Late frost in 2012
Posted Fri Oct 12 08:35:09 2012 by Anna
Staycation 2012
Posted Tue Oct 9 13:52:15 2012 by mark
Tractor Supply animal swap
Posted Sat Oct 6 15:49:29 2012 by mark
Enjoying the fall colors
Posted Fri Oct 5 07:50:34 2012 by Anna
Fig infused apple solution
Posted Thu Oct 4 15:45:16 2012 by mark
Fun chicken photos
Posted Tue Oct 2 08:36:35 2012 by Anna
Moving the freezer
Posted Fri Sep 28 07:48:31 2012 by Anna
Local land auction details
Posted Wed Sep 26 15:40:03 2012 by mark
Saturday seed swap
Posted Sat Sep 22 16:04:22 2012 by mark
Seed Swap reminder
Posted Thu Sep 20 15:14:21 2012 by mark
Processing seeds for the swap
Posted Tue Sep 18 07:51:32 2012 by Anna
Kill mulch
Posted Sat Sep 15 15:48:04 2012 by mark
Calling all local readers
Posted Mon Sep 10 07:27:19 2012 by Anna
Free review books for bloggers
Posted Wed Sep 5 07:24:55 2012 by Anna
Lost mineral rights
Posted Sat Sep 1 08:44:14 2012 by Anna
Book delivery
Posted Thu Aug 30 08:51:46 2012 by Anna
Raindrop sacrifice
Posted Wed Aug 29 16:30:12 2012 by mark
An excuse to clean
Posted Sun Aug 26 08:05:18 2012 by Anna
Ironing
Posted Mon Aug 20 16:16:01 2012 by mark
Congratulations, Timnah and Jay!
Posted Mon Aug 20 08:17:09 2012 by Anna
Experimental sweetness
Posted Sat Aug 18 16:00:50 2012 by mark
Over the top
Posted Thu Aug 9 07:47:47 2012 by Anna
Automatic mushroom detector and transmitter?
Posted Sun Aug 5 14:57:39 2012 by mark
What is walking distance?
Posted Sun Aug 5 09:30:58 2012 by Anna
Amanita parcivolvata
Posted Sat Aug 4 16:12:49 2012 by mark
Photogenic pollination
Posted Sat Jul 28 21:14:56 2012 by mark
Cucumber party
Posted Sun Jul 22 07:52:32 2012 by Anna
Lay of the land
Posted Wed Jul 18 16:38:48 2012 by mark
Rain and Muck
Posted Fri Jul 13 16:30:38 2012 by mark
Making sure fall vegetable seeds sprout
Posted Fri Jul 13 07:27:27 2012 by Anna
Gray Treefrog under dish strainer
Posted Wed Jul 11 15:26:39 2012 by mark
Poncho power
Posted Tue Jul 10 16:44:59 2012 by mark
Plantain for bee stings
Posted Sat Jun 30 07:06:33 2012 by Anna
Blueberry Sunday
Posted Sun Jun 24 15:43:43 2012 by mark
Solstice shower
Posted Sat Jun 23 07:44:34 2012 by Anna
Visiting the countryside
Posted Mon Jun 11 07:37:38 2012 by Anna
Tall tales
Posted Wed Jun 6 07:26:40 2012 by Anna
Rain day
Posted Sat Jun 2 08:46:22 2012 by Anna
Dancing pool table?
Posted Fri Jun 1 14:14:47 2012 by mark
Decline of the cicadas
Posted Thu May 31 06:41:43 2012 by Anna
Strawberry week
Posted Thu May 24 07:28:27 2012 by Anna
Ring-necked garden visitor
Posted Tue May 22 16:46:08 2012 by mark
Having fun at home
Posted Sun May 20 07:53:19 2012 by Anna
Stream monitoring
Posted Sat May 19 08:05:14 2012 by Anna
Golf cart jousting
Posted Sat May 12 14:20:00 2012 by mark
Congratulations, graduate!
Posted Tue May 8 07:18:00 2012 by Anna
Green house extras
Posted Sat May 5 16:05:56 2012 by mark
Porch luxury
Posted Sat May 5 07:00:50 2012 by Anna
Periodic cicadas in 2012
Posted Wed May 2 07:07:23 2012 by Anna
Welcome, bees!
Posted Sun Apr 29 07:43:38 2012 by Anna
Top bar hive observation window close up
Posted Sat Apr 28 13:59:37 2012 by mark
Rushing into May
Posted Sat Apr 28 06:46:44 2012 by Anna
Blackberry winter chicks
Posted Thu Apr 26 07:15:29 2012 by Anna
Breaking the strawberry fast
Posted Fri Apr 20 07:30:40 2012 by Anna
Rainy day transplanting
Posted Thu Apr 19 08:48:34 2012 by Anna
Giveaway winner and reading material
Posted Mon Apr 16 07:41:02 2012 by Anna
Goat dream
Posted Sat Apr 14 08:47:50 2012 by Anna
Natural Tunnel birthday
Posted Wed Apr 11 08:16:41 2012 by Anna
Dogwood winter monsoon
Posted Fri Apr 6 07:28:44 2012 by Anna
Morus: Tardy idiot?
Posted Thu Apr 5 07:37:51 2012 by Anna
Immortal chicken
Posted Tue Apr 3 16:53:02 2012 by mark
Cleaning up the yard
Posted Thu Mar 29 07:33:58 2012 by Anna
Extra reading material
Posted Mon Mar 26 07:32:52 2012 by Anna
Urban errands
Posted Fri Mar 23 16:57:01 2012 by mark
Golf cart comfort
Posted Thu Mar 22 16:15:01 2012 by mark
Chicken webcam update
Posted Mon Mar 19 15:48:40 2012 by mark
Chicks explore new ground
Posted Sun Mar 18 08:39:39 2012 by Anna
Monsanto genetically modified daffodils never need watering
Posted Sat Mar 17 16:43:51 2012 by mark
Bud break 2012
Posted Fri Mar 16 08:02:19 2012 by Anna
Mulching with what you've got
Posted Thu Mar 15 08:04:07 2012 by Anna
Pi day garden gate
Posted Wed Mar 14 16:19:45 2012 by mark
If life gives you a bad dog, make lentil stew
Posted Sun Mar 11 08:32:19 2012 by Anna
Weeding buddy
Posted Thu Mar 8 07:04:24 2012 by Anna
Temperature limits of the Brinsea Ecoglow Brooder
Posted Sat Mar 3 07:04:22 2012 by Anna
Best way to move chickens?
Posted Wed Feb 29 17:10:13 2012 by mark
Literal match making
Posted Tue Feb 28 15:56:34 2012 by mark
Frozen golf cart pedal
Posted Wed Feb 15 08:14:38 2012 by Anna
Valentine's Day truce
Posted Tue Feb 14 15:25:50 2012 by mark
Free ebook about quick hoops
Posted Mon Feb 13 12:03:14 2012 by Anna
Obsessive editing
Posted Sun Feb 12 07:50:16 2012 by Anna
Winter play day
Posted Sat Feb 11 17:27:01 2012 by mark
Erratic winters and early crocuses
Posted Mon Feb 6 08:07:03 2012 by Anna
Woodpecker eating mantis eggs
Posted Sun Feb 5 08:03:39 2012 by Anna
Gathering leaves out of the woods
Posted Tue Jan 31 08:01:59 2012 by Anna
Underground stream
Posted Mon Jan 30 07:44:26 2012 by Anna
Spring sprouts in January
Posted Wed Jan 25 08:33:41 2012 by Anna
Second draft done!
Posted Thu Jan 19 08:25:09 2012 by Anna
Delicious no-wheat brownies
Posted Wed Jan 11 16:00:31 2012 by mark
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Posted Tue Jan 10 16:02:11 2012 by mark
Bays Mountain Park
Posted Sun Jan 8 08:08:17 2012 by Anna
2012 winter hike
Posted Sat Jan 7 16:42:30 2012 by mark
Cold weather at last
Posted Tue Jan 3 08:08:20 2012 by Anna
New year, same old
Posted Sun Jan 1 08:58:29 2012 by Anna
2011
Posted Sat Dec 31 16:13:46 2011 by mark
Measuring areas on a map
Posted Sat Dec 31 08:30:35 2011 by Anna
Motherly love
Posted Sun Dec 25 08:19:48 2011 by Anna
Random roadside attraction
Posted Sat Dec 24 17:02:40 2011 by mark
Leaf bag smashing
Posted Fri Dec 23 14:47:43 2011 by mark
Home from town
Posted Fri Dec 23 08:30:30 2011 by Anna
Winter solstice 2011
Posted Thu Dec 22 08:06:32 2011 by Anna
Winter writing
Posted Wed Dec 21 08:08:12 2011 by Anna
Egg gourds
Posted Sat Dec 17 08:38:40 2011 by Anna
Harvest Table review
Posted Fri Dec 16 08:12:47 2011 by Anna
Fleeing the conference
Posted Mon Dec 12 07:50:09 2011 by Anna
Journalists tour the farm
Posted Sat Dec 3 08:41:57 2011 by Anna
A real farmer...
Posted Sat Nov 26 16:37:12 2011 by mark
Giving thanks
Posted Thu Nov 24 19:28:50 2011 by mark
Lemon aspiration
Posted Wed Nov 16 16:15:17 2011 by mark
Mark's best invention
Posted Sun Nov 13 08:22:05 2011 by Anna
Homesteading internship teaser
Posted Wed Nov 9 07:26:48 2011 by Anna
How to get published in 5 easy steps
Posted Fri Nov 4 08:07:29 2011 by Anna
Saturday with the chickens
Posted Sun Oct 30 08:29:16 2011 by Anna
Grounded broilers
Posted Thu Oct 27 08:03:46 2011 by Anna
Talking about the birds and the bees
Posted Mon Oct 24 16:12:39 2011 by mark
Rooting trifoliate orange cuttings
Posted Mon Oct 24 07:58:25 2011 by Anna
Staycation sequel
Posted Wed Oct 12 14:38:11 2011 by mark
Staycation 2011
Posted Tue Oct 11 17:03:25 2011 by mark
First frost 2011
Posted Tue Oct 4 07:45:47 2011 by Anna
Acres USA conference
Posted Sun Oct 2 07:15:11 2011 by Anna
Farewell to summer
Posted Sat Oct 1 07:00:56 2011 by Anna
September nature sightings
Posted Sun Sep 18 08:26:18 2011 by Anna
Renovating the chicken pasture
Posted Wed Sep 7 07:53:48 2011 by Anna
Incubation 101
Posted Mon Aug 22 07:44:30 2011 by Anna
Mother-daughter canning day
Posted Sun Aug 21 07:30:45 2011 by Anna
A very good day
Posted Thu Aug 18 16:13:46 2011 by mark
DIY automatic bubble machine for deer repellant delivery
Posted Sun Aug 14 13:34:40 2011 by mark
The power of a pickup truck
Posted Sun Aug 7 07:21:34 2011 by Anna
Flipping over a mystery in the creek
Posted Sun Jul 24 19:00:43 2011 by mark
New favorite
Posted Wed Jul 20 16:23:18 2011 by mark
Almost
Posted Fri Jul 8 06:49:24 2011 by Anna
Ornery, free range chickens
Posted Thu Jul 7 07:51:06 2011 by Anna
What to do with monster squash
Posted Sun Jul 3 08:36:57 2011 by Anna
Possum Living
Posted Sat Jul 2 08:31:02 2011 by Anna
Day of rest
Posted Tue Jun 28 15:47:21 2011 by Mark
On Dracula and garlic
Posted Sat Jun 18 07:57:38 2011 by Anna
Egyptian onion anatomy
Posted Mon Jun 13 12:00:33 2011 by Anna
Graduation Saturday
Posted Sat Jun 11 20:36:37 2011 by mark
Summer pruning in Mirkwood
Posted Sat Jun 11 07:47:34 2011 by Anna
Putting up the straw
Posted Thu Jun 9 16:44:06 2011 by mark
Will androids dream of electric chickens?
Posted Sat May 28 18:00:57 2011 by mark
Through the eyes of a chick
Posted Sat May 7 07:18:58 2011 by Anna
5 gallon bucket solar shower free loader
Posted Fri May 6 17:15:11 2011 by mark
Best strip cut paper shredder for making mulch?
Posted Tue May 3 17:23:33 2011 by mark
Nervous chicken mother
Posted Sun Apr 17 07:17:03 2011 by Anna
Birthday bash
Posted Mon Apr 11 08:07:29 2011 by Anna
Cold creek crossing notes
Posted Thu Mar 24 16:26:34 2011 by mark
Chicken cam?
Posted Mon Mar 21 16:36:43 2011 by mark
Stumbling homestead podcast
Posted Sun Mar 20 08:54:04 2011 by Anna
Moving a flock of chickens
Posted Sat Mar 19 07:25:28 2011 by Anna
First wildflowers of 2011
Posted Mon Mar 14 08:28:41 2011 by Anna
Spring hike:2011
Posted Sun Mar 13 16:20:17 2011 by mark
Morel hunting and cultivation tips from Mushroom Mountain
Posted Mon Mar 7 16:47:20 2011 by mark
Weekend in Asheville
Posted Mon Mar 7 08:23:14 2011 by Anna
Mushroom Mountain
Posted Sun Mar 6 20:14:19 2011 by mark
Crocuses and snowdrops, oh my!
Posted Sun Feb 20 09:02:40 2011 by Anna
Frost-free dates
Posted Tue Feb 15 08:05:09 2011 by Anna
Second load of food scraps
Posted Thu Feb 10 08:30:07 2011 by Anna
Why dirt makes us happy
Posted Fri Feb 4 07:53:31 2011 by Anna
January thaw
Posted Thu Jan 20 15:55:28 2011 by mark
Average weather
Posted Thu Jan 13 09:00:26 2011 by Anna
Mexican thatching, barns, water systems, and more
Posted Wed Jan 12 08:01:34 2011 by Anna
Mark appreciation week
Posted Mon Jan 10 07:59:05 2011 by Anna
Meat thermometer as a soil thermometer
Posted Sat Jan 8 08:17:43 2011 by Anna
Miter saw dust
Posted Fri Jan 7 08:18:26 2011 by Anna
How to make a traditional Appalachian ice sculpture
Posted Mon Jan 3 16:27:01 2011 by mark
Appalachian stack cake
Posted Sun Jan 2 08:39:29 2011 by Anna
A new farm trend-Spectator Chores
Posted Sat Jan 1 15:43:39 2011 by mark
Obselidia
Posted Sun Dec 26 08:44:28 2010 by Anna
To Waldeneffect readers
Posted Sat Dec 25 14:07:59 2010 by mark
Do it yourself stringed instrument wall hanger
Posted Wed Dec 22 17:12:20 2010 by mark
2010 cruise in pictures
Posted Sun Dec 19 06:48:48 2010 by Anna
2010 cruise adventure
Posted Sat Dec 11 11:40:18 2010 by Anna
Grandpa's bookcase
Posted Tue Dec 7 08:09:05 2010 by Anna
Chicken clicken
Posted Fri Dec 3 19:30:51 2010 by mark
Walden Effect visitors
Posted Tue Nov 30 09:13:21 2010 by Anna
Thanksgiving
Posted Thu Nov 25 19:23:14 2010 by mark
Homemade soap
Posted Tue Nov 23 08:17:23 2010 by Anna
Tour of an underground solar house
Posted Sun Nov 14 07:00:28 2010 by Anna
The princess and the leaves
Posted Sat Nov 13 09:23:16 2010 by Anna
Touring the neighbor's garden
Posted Mon Nov 1 09:27:41 2010 by Anna
Wooed with biomass
Posted Fri Oct 29 07:00:35 2010 by Anna
First flight
Posted Wed Oct 27 19:27:27 2010 by mark
How to grow pineapples in a pot
Posted Mon Oct 25 17:16:57 2010 by mark
Flying
Posted Sun Oct 24 16:03:45 2010 by mark
Sailing
Posted Sat Oct 23 17:19:19 2010 by mark
Humongous pumpkin of 2010
Posted Tue Oct 19 19:39:50 2010 by mark
First frost and holiday musings
Posted Mon Oct 18 07:01:46 2010 by Anna
View from the tub
Posted Mon Sep 13 07:36:38 2010 by Anna
Damascus bike riding
Posted Sun Sep 12 19:55:21 2010 by mark
Automatic chicken waterer Labor Day
Posted Mon Sep 6 16:51:03 2010 by mark
A foot in both worlds
Posted Mon Sep 6 10:53:14 2010 by Anna
Changing seasons
Posted Sun Sep 5 07:48:42 2010 by Anna
Huckleberry Power Shot
Posted Sat Sep 4 16:45:48 2010 by mark
Saturday sailing
Posted Sat Aug 28 19:19:00 2010 by mark
Rainy day update
Posted Thu Aug 19 09:41:07 2010 by Anna
Small town Saturday night
Posted Sat Aug 14 20:46:07 2010 by mark
Farm tour
Posted Sun Aug 1 08:54:17 2010 by Anna
Best do it yourself automatic chicken feeder
Posted Sat Jul 31 20:36:49 2010 by mark
Chicken meets tomato
Posted Mon Jul 26 17:34:17 2010 by mark
Change of seasons
Posted Mon Jul 26 07:54:27 2010 by Anna
Sunday movie review
Posted Sun Jul 25 20:48:49 2010 by mark
Target shooting
Posted Wed Jul 14 16:55:04 2010 by mark
Learning to butcher chickens
Posted Wed Jul 14 06:52:57 2010 by Anna
Hitch Hikers Guide to chickens
Posted Tue Jul 13 16:23:24 2010 by mark
Walden Effect t-shirt background
Posted Mon Jul 12 19:29:40 2010 by mark
Walden Effect t-shirts (finally) for sale
Posted Sun Jul 11 08:11:11 2010 by Anna
Cockerel chatter
Posted Sat Jul 10 21:15:55 2010 by Anna
Costa Rica collaboration
Posted Sat Jul 10 09:11:47 2010 by Anna
Costa Rican pipe dreams
Posted Fri Jul 9 19:50:58 2010 by Anna
Mobile yurtle living space
Posted Thu Jul 8 17:24:23 2010 by mark
Native American agriculture, 1200 AD
Posted Mon Jul 5 07:38:23 2010 by Anna
Training butternuts
Posted Thu Jul 1 06:54:01 2010 by Anna
Summer power outage
Posted Tue Jun 22 21:28:20 2010 by Anna
Clinch river kayaking
Posted Sun Jun 20 15:27:37 2010 by mark
Organic weed control
Posted Mon Jun 14 03:34:24 2010 by mark
Hatchling box turtle
Posted Fri Jun 4 06:39:05 2010 by Anna
Walden Effect t-shirt
Posted Thu Jun 3 06:51:57 2010 by Anna
Leftover strawberries
Posted Tue May 25 07:26:56 2010 by Anna
One chick's incredible journey
Posted Sat May 22 09:11:52 2010 by Anna
On a May morning
Posted Tue May 4 06:53:09 2010 by Anna
Beauty before utility
Posted Fri Apr 30 07:45:31 2010 by Anna
Newspaper mulch
Posted Wed Apr 21 09:08:05 2010 by Anna
Traveling north and back in time
Posted Mon Apr 19 08:25:17 2010 by Anna
Journalists meet the alligator swamp
Posted Thu Apr 8 08:27:49 2010 by Anna
Ecology ebook hot off the virtual press!
Posted Mon Mar 22 07:39:14 2010 by Anna
I know why the caged gate swings
Posted Sat Mar 20 15:00:57 2010 by mark
Appalachian gate technology
Posted Fri Mar 19 15:46:15 2010 by mark
Wood frog calls
Posted Sun Mar 14 09:23:51 2010 by Anna
How the Grinch Stole Spring
Posted Tue Mar 9 06:46:50 2010 by Anna
Homestead national monument movie
Posted Sat Mar 6 15:55:22 2010 by mark
Skull identification
Posted Sat Mar 6 07:20:19 2010 by Anna
40 caliber plastic damage
Posted Fri Mar 5 16:20:20 2010 by mark
38 second theatre
Posted Tue Mar 2 17:01:44 2010 by mark
New Zealand bush homesteading
Posted Sun Feb 28 16:51:36 2010 by mark
Our moat
Posted Sun Feb 28 08:33:35 2010 by Anna
Arctic homesteading
Posted Sat Feb 27 15:51:40 2010 by mark
Audition tapes, wife swapping, and lemon trees
Posted Fri Feb 26 07:34:25 2010 by Anna
The (real) first spring flowers!
Posted Wed Feb 24 08:06:28 2010 by Anna
Our day in the sun video
Posted Sun Feb 21 08:27:03 2010 by Anna
Teamwork
Posted Thu Feb 18 09:04:19 2010 by mark
Seeking spring
Posted Mon Feb 15 07:51:57 2010 by Anna
Top three blogs
Posted Sun Feb 14 09:04:50 2010 by Anna
Contemporary Saturday
Posted Sat Feb 13 15:59:41 2010 by mark
Hauling Note
Posted Tue Feb 9 14:23:36 2010 by Anna
Storage building snow stress day 2
Posted Mon Feb 1 16:35:50 2010 by mark
Storage building snow stress
Posted Sun Jan 31 13:02:11 2010 by mark
The case of the missing boot
Posted Thu Jan 21 07:31:04 2010 by Anna
Do it yourself boot height extenders
Posted Wed Jan 20 16:10:31 2010 by mark
Chipmunk builders in love video
Posted Tue Jan 19 07:16:08 2010 by Anna
Morning chores video
Posted Mon Jan 18 07:30:23 2010 by Anna
Warming trend
Posted Sat Jan 16 08:09:49 2010 by Anna
More birthday happiness
Posted Thu Jan 14 14:18:42 2010 by mark
Baking a cake, farm style
Posted Tue Jan 12 07:24:00 2010 by Anna
Ice dragon horns
Posted Mon Jan 11 17:05:42 2010 by mark
You know you're a homesteading geek when...
Posted Mon Jan 11 08:23:33 2010 by Anna
01 10 10
Posted Sun Jan 10 18:20:30 2010 by mark
Why is it so cold?
Posted Sun Jan 10 07:54:04 2010 by Anna
Cold weather entertainment
Posted Fri Jan 8 16:51:25 2010 by mark
More snow
Posted Fri Jan 8 08:15:46 2010 by Anna
Fun with flats
Posted Tue Jan 5 18:05:47 2010 by mark
01-01-10
Posted Fri Jan 1 15:55:24 2010 by mark
Let there be light
Posted Thu Dec 31 15:11:02 2009 by mark
Santa comes to the farm
Posted Mon Dec 28 07:00:05 2009 by Anna
A full day of generator power
Posted Sun Dec 27 07:00:12 2009 by Anna
Help from above
Posted Sat Dec 26 18:52:36 2009 by mark
Emergency power outage infrastructure
Posted Sat Dec 26 07:00:04 2009 by Anna
Snow hoe
Posted Fri Dec 25 17:00:06 2009 by mark
An outstanding anniversary
Posted Thu Dec 24 17:00:03 2009 by Anna
Exploring our new world
Posted Wed Dec 23 12:00:08 2009 by Anna
Friday we lose power
Posted Tue Dec 22 17:00:05 2009 by Anna
Off the grid
Posted Tue Dec 22 13:38:25 2009 by Anna
How to make your wife happy
Posted Thu Dec 17 15:25:07 2009 by mark
Monday mud
Posted Mon Dec 14 16:49:31 2009 by mark
Early Boxing Day
Posted Fri Dec 11 08:49:18 2009 by Anna
Winter flood video
Posted Thu Dec 10 08:42:01 2009 by Anna
First snow and return home
Posted Sun Dec 6 09:49:02 2009 by Anna
Winter trip pics 2009
Posted Fri Dec 4 17:43:53 2009 by mark
Cold water flexibility
Posted Tue Dec 1 07:00:19 2009 by Anna
Over the river and through the woods
Posted Thu Nov 26 17:54:23 2009 by mark
Trip to South Carolina
Posted Sun Nov 22 09:21:56 2009 by Anna
Grilled deer delicacy
Posted Sun Nov 15 13:59:37 2009 by mark
Light duty water kink
Posted Mon Nov 2 17:29:53 2009 by mark
Home made pumpkin face sculpture
Posted Sat Oct 31 15:30:41 2009 by mark
Indian Summer Friday
Posted Fri Oct 30 16:41:49 2009 by mark
You know you're a permaculture redneck when...
Posted Fri Oct 30 08:49:54 2009 by Anna
The great chicken escape of 2009
Posted Mon Oct 26 18:28:27 2009 by mark
Cozumel, Mexico
Posted Fri Oct 23 12:00:44 2009 by Anna
Mayan ruins at Uxmal, Mexico
Posted Thu Oct 22 12:00:54 2009 by Anna
Carnival Holiday Cruise to Mexico
Posted Wed Oct 21 12:00:14 2009 by Anna
Cane baskets and pit-fired pottery
Posted Tue Oct 20 12:00:45 2009 by Anna
How to make fire with sticks
Posted Mon Oct 19 12:01:03 2009 by Anna
Uxmal
Posted Sun Oct 18 16:22:49 2009 by mark
Holiday history
Posted Sat Oct 17 13:51:34 2009 by mark
Holiday cruise
Posted Fri Oct 16 16:37:44 2009 by mark
Home from our honeymoon!
Posted Fri Oct 16 07:39:25 2009 by Anna
Catweed
Posted Sun Oct 11 17:00:04 2009 by mark
Traveling south
Posted Sun Oct 11 07:00:11 2009 by Anna
Moundville Native American Festival
Posted Sat Oct 10 08:32:22 2009 by Anna
Moundsville
Posted Fri Oct 9 21:20:09 2009 by mark
Common Green Darner
Posted Thu Oct 1 07:43:00 2009 by Anna
Flood aftermath
Posted Mon Sep 28 08:01:11 2009 by Anna
The Walden Effect is
Posted Sun Sep 27 17:00:04 2009 by mark
Fall flood adventure
Posted Sat Sep 26 19:20:41 2009 by Anna
A wedding builds community
Posted Sun Sep 20 07:41:36 2009 by Anna
Natural tunnel party pictures
Posted Sat Sep 19 19:11:08 2009 by mark
Working like a mule
Posted Sun Sep 13 11:12:28 2009 by mark
Sleeping on a park bench
Posted Sat Sep 12 15:24:58 2009 by mark
Question Everything
Posted Sat Aug 22 20:02:57 2009 by Mark
Praying Mantis
Posted Sat Aug 15 09:07:56 2009 by Anna
Go fly a chicken
Posted Mon Aug 3 18:29:06 2009 by Mark
Re-reviews: Books
Posted Fri Jul 31 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Re-reviews: Entertainment
Posted Tue Jul 28 12:00:21 2009 by Anna
Jack and the beanstalk
Posted Sun Jul 26 10:19:39 2009 by Anna
Free range chickens
Posted Tue Jul 21 07:54:22 2009 by Anna
Do it yourself animations
Posted Mon Jul 20 20:45:52 2009 by Mark
Weekend photos
Posted Mon Jul 20 07:42:51 2009 by Anna
Two days to dream
Posted Sun Jul 19 08:10:58 2009 by Anna
Simpsonized
Posted Wed Jul 15 21:19:09 2009 by Mark
Old paintings on the web
Posted Sun Jul 12 08:44:37 2009 by Anna
Saturday book review
Posted Sat Jul 11 17:28:55 2009 by Mark
Adventures in colorful language
Posted Sat Jul 11 09:05:25 2009 by Anna
Fence lizard on the screen
Posted Fri Jul 10 08:07:14 2009 by Anna
Nature-watching in the garden
Posted Fri Jul 3 07:34:39 2009 by Anna
Pedal power mowing
Posted Tue Jun 30 17:49:30 2009 by Mark
Honeymoon on a budget
Posted Fri Jun 26 07:53:05 2009 by Anna
Solstice journey notes part 1
Posted Tue Jun 23 19:02:16 2009 by Mark
Pause in the pursuit of happiness
Posted Mon Jun 22 11:20:12 2009 by Anna
Summer Solstice on Serpent Mound
Posted Mon Jun 22 08:40:29 2009 by Anna
Chicken close up
Posted Sat Jun 13 18:37:24 2009 by Mark
Farm facts
Posted Tue Jun 9 20:02:57 2009 by Mark
Bees and birds
Posted Sun May 31 17:42:50 2009 by Mark
How to make hybrid seed corn
Posted Mon May 25 19:59:40 2009 by Mark
Do it yourself steam powered tractor
Posted Wed May 20 18:29:19 2009 by Mark
Weekend movie review
Posted Sat May 16 17:08:34 2009 by Mark
Wind powered automatic chicken feeder
Posted Fri May 15 20:48:17 2009 by Mark
How to sleep all day and still be a hero
Posted Thu May 14 18:51:28 2009 by Mark
C-realm podcast review
Posted Sat May 9 22:28:09 2009 by Mark
Rock ritual
Posted Sun May 3 17:54:59 2009 by Mark
Creek Walking
Posted Sun May 3 08:06:00 2009 by Anna
Automatic chicken coop clock
Posted Mon Apr 20 18:12:29 2009 by Mark
Happy Easter
Posted Sun Apr 12 16:42:32 2009 by Mark
Chicken humor
Posted Sat Apr 11 17:14:41 2009 by Mark
April wedding pictures
Posted Mon Apr 6 18:39:19 2009 by Mark
Time lapse garden camera
Posted Sun Apr 5 19:24:27 2009 by Mark
Rainy Sunday pictures
Posted Sun Mar 29 19:06:09 2009 by Mark
X-ray vision memories
Posted Tue Mar 24 20:00:25 2009 by Mark
A happy square root day
Posted Tue Mar 3 15:54:00 2009 by Mark
Egg joy ride
Posted Sun Feb 15 21:16:36 2009 by Mark
Dickens day details
Posted Sat Feb 7 20:06:15 2009 by Mark
Wetknee sunset
Posted Fri Feb 6 18:52:49 2009 by Mark
Snow day 2009
Posted Wed Feb 4 19:01:07 2009 by Mark
The haunted bridge of Dungannon
Posted Wed Jan 28 17:28:38 2009 by Mark
More low budget entertainment
Posted Tue Jan 27 16:32:27 2009 by Mark
Winter Hike Photos
Posted Sat Jan 24 13:46:29 2009 by Anna
Yoga Videos
Posted Mon Jan 19 08:59:53 2009 by Anna
Christmas feast '08
Posted Thu Dec 25 15:56:43 2008 by Anna
Rain is a Perfect Season
Posted Tue Dec 9 08:36:05 2008 by Maggie
Winter mud season
Posted Mon Dec 1 08:37:00 2008 by Anna
Daddy's gadgets
Posted Fri Nov 28 18:14:15 2008 by Anna
Bibliophile on a budget
Posted Thu Nov 20 08:23:01 2008 by Anna
In the big city
Posted Wed Nov 5 20:56:18 2008 by Anna
Low budget entertainment
Posted Wed Oct 8 19:57:44 2008 by Mark


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