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Fair weather

Russell County Fair

Like summer, fall seems to be arriving early in 2017. Two years ago, the Russell County Fair was sweltering. But despite happening on the same weekend this year, I had to dig out winter clothes to attend the event this time around.

Four piglets

With lows likely to drop into the forties by the end of the week, the critters will have to snuggle even closer to brave the unseasonable cold snap. Stay warm, little piggies!

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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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There's one predictable thing about fair week weather. It always rains at least 3 days. Always.
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