Monthly Archives: February 2012

The End?

Feeling a bit like the boy who cried, “WOLF!,” having tried to quit once before, I’m sorry to say that I need to close the farm, for the time being. This time I am resolved. In March, it will have … Continue reading

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Full tank.

It took 11-1/2 hours to fill, but it is now full.  The furnace has been charged and the system is back on line.  Temperatures are slow to climb, primarily due to the lack of insulation on the surface of the … Continue reading

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Refilling the Heating System Tank

Started refilling the water tank at 5:12 PM. After 3-1/2 hours of flowing water we’ve got about a foot at the bottom of the tank. Only 4 more feet or 14 hours of water to go! The greenhouse will be … Continue reading

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The Creaking Ice

The creaking ice beckoned, wanting to show how, overnight, it had warped itself into a cat-tail rimmed bowl. The beavers dredged a splay-footed trail resolved to repair the responsible breach. Industry thwarted, no materials for repairs, they ate, worrying the … Continue reading

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The Beaver Pond has Sprung a Leak

Went for a walk with Alice and our friend, Kent, yesterday. When we made it around the property to the beaver pond we found some unusual ice formations. The water level dropped about a foot and a half  due to … Continue reading

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