You know what they say, if you build it they will come.....Nothin's wrong with today yet!...Y'er burn'n daylight.....A bird in the hand is better'n two in the bush....Sweat never hurt no one.....stop talk'n n start work'n.....Rome wasn't built in a day. Mike Splitting Firewood For Next Winter's Heat All these old sayings pour through our … Continue reading At The Farm: Dig’n Deep And Goin’ Long
Winter at the farm has been a challenging and transforming one for Mike and I. The stretch of the last three months has probably been more profound for us than our entire marriage span until this point. But, in the end the Lord works wonders in all things and we are in a very good … Continue reading Winter Challenges And New Motivations At The Farm
As we hunker down for winter and prep for Thanksgiving this coming week I thought I'd do a little write up on what the fall activities have been this past month here at the farm. As all homesteaders know, there is a constant need to upgrade and 'optimize' the utility of the farm; particularly space … Continue reading The Goings On At The Farm
The crisp cool air is settling in here in the Smokies. Wood burning stoves are active as smoke and fog (it's hard to tell as they look the same) nestle across the valley floors. The leaves are beginning to turn though only in the early fall color varieties. This morning I have the wood cook … Continue reading Fall Is Wild – Insightful Times In Our Lives
It's been a while since I've blogged as we have been so busy here at HiBar Ranch. June was crazy as we were preparing for family for the fourth of July week. Our theme was "Look Closer". It was the message my husband's Grandfather always shared with him when he was young to instill a … Continue reading The Summer Rages On But For Us Harvest Season Has Started!