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We made the sad decision earlier this week to take Maggie for the final vet visit. She would have been 12 years old next month – we had her from about 10 weeks old. But, her body had worn out: … Continue reading
I’ve been working on increasing my long-term storage food recently. In reading around ARFcom’s Survival Forum, I came across a link for Emergency Essentials‘ Food Storage Analyzer. It is an absolutely great tool for understanding how long the food you … Continue reading
Winter seems to be coming to an end, despite an April Fools’ Day snowfall. I spent the past weekend spreading mulch across the landscaping. I also got my “orchard” started – 3 young apple trees. I’ve planted Macoun, Empire, and … Continue reading
Once the white stuff stopped falling, I measured 17.5 inches in my driveway. Not even close to the “forecasted” 4-8″. Useless.
It looks like the weather guessers got it wrong again today. What they said should have been 1 inch of snow followed by a lot of rain has turned into 5-6″ of snow, and still snowing. It appears the new … Continue reading
Our move went off largely as planned. We are in the process of getting unpacked and settled in. I’m still coordinating assorted immediate improvements: fence installation and the like. Tractor has been ordered. I think I have an idea as … Continue reading
We’re just a week away from finally moving to a new home. We are in the midst of a packing frenzy, which has created a great opportunity to share with the wife. Overheard while packing the bunker: Wife: What’s in … Continue reading
Here are a couple photos from a few days after the blizzard. I haven’t pulled the neighborhood photos from the other camera yet. Original post blogged on b2evolution.
Another nor’easter is moving in the next couple of hours, with estimated snow fall in the 18-24 inch range. A lot of places have already announced closures for tomorrow. The wife and I have made plans to hunker down at … Continue reading