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January thaw

2011 creek crossing

golf cart in the mud stuck
It thawed enough today to convince the golf cart into bringing in some supplies and Anna's mom for a visit. Too bad it wasn't in the mood for the return trip.

Now I can see how the truck has been increasing the rut depth to a point where the golf cart bottoms out in certain areas of what we loosely call our driveway.

I think a short term fix would be to dig out the middle high ground between the problem ruts...but not today.

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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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