2016 Country Dreams Adventure Created by Lori M Perry 

February 22, 2019

That is, if the groundhog is correct. After numbers high wind warnings, flood warnings, polar vortex warnings, etc. I'm amazed at the visible signs of life along the kitchen walkway. The parsley is wilted but still green. Buds are emerging from several winter roses (he...

March 5, 2018

Outside temperature: 44

In the greenhouse temperature: 99.  

Beautiful clear skies, grass sown last November is slowly germinating.

After cleaning up for my Valentine birthday, the living room is once again filled with packing boxes to be carried to the basement. The...

March 4, 2018

 A typical sunset, colors so vivid they appear unreal. In certain light, the buds on nearby trees are very evident. 

June 6, 2017

When we came up our street today, there were several "Road Work Ahead" signs. A contractor for Dominion extended the main supply line to the area where our remote meter will be located behind our tractor barn. This was fun - two young ladies as flaggers seemed fairly b...

June 2, 2017

People watching! For the last week, we've observed a neighbor diligently power washing his tires and wheels, inside and out, after removing them one at a time from his car. Perhaps this thorough removal of road dirt increases mileage? Unfortunately, we don't have time...

June 2, 2017

 I've never watched the drilling of a well. It's a fascinating process. A dynamic duo drove a million dollar rig (no kidding) from Middleton, OH to our site. It was an all-day process. Drilling through layers of gravel and sandstone, a grainy mix of watery sand and cla...

June 1, 2017

Extraordinary heating guy

Mike Daughenbaugh, KE8EHG, returned to set the furnace in place, a long process. It looks great. We're also having a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) which will assure good air circulation and no build up of humidity. With ICF (insulated concrete...

May 30, 2017

Here's Al, a few weeks ago, standing in the area that will become a greenhouse. It's one of the rare instances where communication wasn't as great as it should have been. The plans from the greenhouse manufacturer were not very detailed and it seemed that none of us we...

May 26, 2017

It's not unusual to rake and tightly pack a minimum of 75 bags of leaves on this 90 x 140 lot. We've been transporting the leaves to the farm to shred for compost or spread on the fields. This we will not miss, although the tree filled lot is beautiful as the seasons c...

May 25, 2017

Here are three guys who are in process of figuring out the new electric system. Jeremy Lester, the electrician, is in the middle with Doug Kindry, the foreman, on the right. That's Al, of course, on the left. I just noticed that Jeremy really likes red - note his truck...

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