The garden has been slowly freezing out this week. It’s not unexpected, of course.
One advantage to having yaks or other large animals wandering in our woods and pastures is how they cut and maintain walking trails through brush and high grasses.
The day after dealing with a flat tire, I received a more pleasant reminder of how self-sufficiency often involves relying on others. It began with a knock on the door […]
My obsession with self-sufficiency often leads me into the trap of thinking I should know how to do everything. And if I don’t know, I should learn how. Then I’m caught off guard by an emergency.
It’s my 57th birthday, and the second year I’m celebrating much of the day by myself, doing precisely what I want to do. I began last year with a solo […]
Update 2017: I didn’t do much blogging between 2014 and 2017, so this is the first of several “year in review” posts. I’ve fallen so far behind on blogging here, […]