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This week, we got something special…at least for California. RAIN. I can’t describe how wonderful it was to listen to the raindrops on the roof for two whole days. Of course, rain here is just a sprinkle elsewhere but we’re still happy for every single drop. If you’ve never watched chickens and ducklings play keep-away […]Read More
Our world of convenience has caused most Americans to lose touch with the work involved in food. Self-reliance takes a lot more than throwing some seeds on a patch of dirt and then magically being fed for a year. Grabbing a “quick” sandwich or bowl of cereal belies what it actually takes to procure those […]Read More
September is flying by in a rush, isn’t it? I can’t believe that we’re almost to the last quarter of the year already! This was an eventful week with a lot to report on the Friday Farm Blog. I waited until my chicks were mature to see if I had any roosters, and it turns […]Read More
We often talk about having a bugout bag that includes a folder with important documents, but despite your preparations and efforts to protect them, sometimes disaster strikes quickly and unexpectedly, and those documents are lost. For example, the fires last week in Northern California moved so rapidly that some people fled from their homes without […]Read More
The ink is still wet on a brand new executive order that reads like a cross between the Reich’s Ministry of Enlightenment and Propaganda and George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth. Of course, in true propagandist form, President Obama isn’t calling it anything related to Nazi Germany or a dystopian novel. He’s calling it “Using […]Read More
This week was a busy one. First, it’s somehow about a million degrees Fahrenheit again. I guess someone missed the fact that September is autumn, but every day this week reached well over 100 degrees. I had readings as high as 107, so we had to work hard to keep our animals cool enough to […]Read More
Gas shortages could be coming to America…and quickly. An unexpected fuel crisis has hit Canada. According to a Canadian blogger and author, not one, but two, fuel tankers were inexplicably delayed last week, and shortages ensued alarmingly quickly, with numerous gas stations running completely out of fuel within a matter of days. Marie Beausoleil wrote: The delay […]Read More