Category Archives: rural life

Lawn Mower Repair

Last time I used the mower it was running rough. So in the spirit of good preventative maintenance I put it away until I had some time to look at it. It would appear that the bolts that hold the … Continue reading

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Pickles

I harvested garlic and dill this week. With a short trip to Argersinger Rd to visit an Amish farm we scored a box of pickling cucumbers for ten bucks. Garlic from Lincoln Rd and Dill from right outside in the … Continue reading

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Mushrooms in the woods

Can anyone identify these for me and tell me what they are? I think they might be chicken of the woods but they are growing on a downed log that might be hickory or some hemlock. A quick glance through … Continue reading

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Garden Review

So I planted a small garden this year. I’ve started to lose track of everything I’ve planted this year so here’s a list.Pole Beans Did well.Bush Beans¬†Did well.Broccoli¬†Did well.Brussels Sprouts A bustZucchini Bush Green Planted four and did well.Zucchini Black … Continue reading

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Sunset

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How much

Just exactly how much do you need to get by and be comfortable? I used to watch Dad try and figure this out, maybe he was lazy or maybe he was actually a genius. I’m not sure, but I prefer … Continue reading

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