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April (and her showers) coming to and end

Another weekend is coming to a close.  It’s been a busy one. On Thursday afternoon I picked up a few more vegetable starts for the kailyaird.  I put broccoli, red cabbage, green cabbage, Hubbard squash, acorn squash, round zucchini, patty pan … Continue reading

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Starting the Garden

The 2017 gardening season officially began this weekend.  I did a bit of weeding and planted the following: lettuce – 1 start – back garden garlic – 9 starts – back garden kale – 1 start  back garden zucchini – … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Boiled Supper

Ingredients about 2 lbs. beef  – I had a London Broil and a small piece of Top Sirloin Roast For the Brine 16 oz. Iron Horse Irish Death dark ale 1½ cups kosher salt 1/3 cup brown sugar 4 cloves minced … Continue reading

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Our Furry (and feathered) Friends

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Birds in the Backyard Farm – Winter

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Lemon Marmalade

Ingredients 6 lemons – Meyers are best (about 1.5 pounds total) 4 cups water 4 cups sugar 1 t butter Directions Quarter the lemons and remove the seeds (reserve these) and slice very thinly. Combine the lemons with 4 cups of water. … Continue reading

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Snow Day Two (part 4)……

No melting today – clear and cold.

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….and the Crazy Weather Continues.

We had our fourth snow storm of the season, unimaginable in the Willamette Valley.  Some areas of the city had over 15 inches of snow.  Out here in the woods, we picked up about 4, which is just about the … Continue reading

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Crazy Weather and I Love It!

We are in the middle of our 4th weather event of the season.  The snow from New Year hasn’t finished melting and we had more snow today and freezing rain is predicted for tomorrow.  The odd thing about it is … Continue reading

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Just some Photos

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