80’s Rancher rehab

80’s Rancher rehab

This house was built in 1986 by the guy who used to live next door. He was the carpentry teacher at the College and apparently took his sweet time picking out only the best wood for the framing and finishing of this house. When we toured the house for the first time we were happy

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Woo Hoo – a Hot Tub

Woo Hoo – a Hot Tub

We have had an ongoing discussion about getting a hot tub for about 10 years or so. We are very active with golfing and working out so it would be nice to relax and soothe our muscles. For some reason, I have always had an excuse to delay the purchase. Something like “we don’t have

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New Trees

New Trees

It has been so mild here that I have continued planting trees. I am creating a hedgerow along one length of chain link fence that separates the house from the fields. I want to attract quail which we had in abundance at our last house. I saw a few up the road but there aren’t

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Frosty Day

Frosty Day

We feel very sheepish watching the weather forecasts because the rest of the continent is getting smashed with ice storms and frigid arctic weather. I was happy to see the frost here this morning since we need some cold weather to slow the plants down. The bulbs are starting to show and even some shrubs

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