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Electric crew weather predictions

Powerline workers

Some people use woolly-worm color to predict the severity of the upcoming winter. I've been superstitiously watching the powerline crews instead.

Powerline clearing

Because this is the second time they've been working on our ridge over the last few months, and they seem to be going for a scorched-earth approach this week. Do you think they know something I don't know?

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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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Please remember come April to let us know if the electric crew is right or the woolly critters!


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