The Long Nights Cold Draw To A Close

Hrafnkell settled the whole of the valley, bestowing lands on other people, on condition of being their chief; and thus he assumed priesthood over them. As Spring fades away into the summer season, our lazy way of raising chickens has been moving steadily along.  We enjoy taking a natural approach to our flock, providing them…

Winter Sights on the Homestead 2015

As always, Winter brings both difficulty and opportunity for folks that chose to live a life that is centered on the changing seasons.  Often these are small difficulties but ones that require immediate attention none the less.  How quickly life can spiral out of control when small things are not mended right away.  For country…

A River Runs Through It

“There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Appareled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it hath been of yore;- Turn wheresoe’er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen…