Category: animals


The Ozarks

The raised bed system is killing it! We have had a couple of salads already with arugula. It has been extremely hot still, lower nineties. The rain hasn’t been as consistent as it was...

leg of pork

Cured Ham

Real ham For about a year or so I’ve been wanting to try and cure a ham, the old school way, after I listened to a podcast with Brandon Sheard of  Farmstead Meatsmith. If...


Lightning strikes!

Powerful lightning storms rolled through on Christmas Eve day. Strike after strike kept rumbling the house all morning long. After eight a.m. or so it seemed to calm down and stopped raining so hard...