Tag Archives: personal

Not For Public Consumption

Just got home from a Sunday morning trip to Wally World. Early mornings are my favorite time to hunt. (Hunt= shop/ get in/get out/ how guys shop.) Wanted to pick up four more 25# bags of sugar for the bees … Continue reading

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Spring Taters

Stumbled across the concept of Spring taters a couple of years ago quite by accident. I am still sold on the concept of heavy mulch gardening.  It has been around for quite a while so not going to revisit all … Continue reading

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Egg Bound with 48 hours to live

Friday afternoon,  I picked up 25 beautiful young laying hens. I’ve decided to get back into farm fresh egg sales.  These hens will be grazing outside during the day, rather than cooped up in a building. Saturday morning I went … Continue reading

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Girls basketball and my honeybees

My wife played basketball  in high school. In case you’re wondering, she has always been able to kick my butt at a game of one on one. 🙂 (That’s her in white shooting the ball) We like to watch the … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait….

  Just a little plug. I believe it starts this coming Sunday night here where we live. DM

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Christmas Past

Came across a Christmas photo of me yesterday, the first Christmas after we moved to the farm.  By the looks of things, I think I got a new pair of bluejeans that year too.  Posted it on our Facebook feed, … Continue reading

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When I Was Three

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Country Kid

 

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Dance!

Last weekend our son John and family went camping.  While John and I were sitting by the campfire,  I spotted one of the grandkids dancing to the radio/ oblivious to the rest of us…….  

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Extraction Day

“Yaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh! There’s a bee!” About the same time, I (DM) felt a bee coming in for the kill on my head.   Time to skedaddle to the house. Off in the distance, my daughter and law and grandson were having their … Continue reading

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