• Living Simply
  • Updates

    Petunia (the fawn) seems to be doing very well. She’s eating 6 times a day now down from 7 times and around 32 ounces of formula. She be getting bumped down to 5 times a day soon and will then be getting more formula at each feeding. Her feeding schedule keeps me busy and close […]

  • Living Simply
  • Orphaned Fawn

    Meet the newest resident at the permaculture homestead. Saturday morning my friends Karen and David were using a tractor in one of their fields and came upon this little fawn who ran to a nearby creek and then jumped from a rock ledge into the water eight feet below. David used a chain to rappel […]

  • Living Simply
  • Chip and the Girls

    I’ve now got all of our flock together. 29 birds, five of them are roosters the rest hens. When all the young ones start laying we will have 20-24 eggs a day. It is very nice to have the five that are laying now. We’ve got five guineas ordered and will be getting them sometime […]

  • Living Simply
  • Garden a’growin

    With the recent rain and now very warm weather the garden is really coming alive. The tomatoes have not looked very good due to the flooded soil but now that we’ve gotten a bit of a lull they are perking up and starting to look pretty good. I’ve got four different kinds of basil coming […]

  • Living Simply
  • Another cabin almost complete

    We did not get much done on the kids cabin this weekend as I was having a problem with my back and could not do much. Greg did get a small covered front porch on. Next week I expect that we will get the rest finished: trim boards, soffits, electrical, and the downstairs paneling. Last […]