Tag: building

It’s Been a Morning

Is it raining in your bedroom? – Stone Temple Pilots Sadly, yes. It’s been raining a whole lot the last couple of days. I’m sitting in my office, getting ready to start working and I hear a drip. Drip. Drip. I look in the… Continue Reading “It’s Been a Morning”

When to Give Up

So we have been building a fence to keep goats. For about two years. It goes in fits and starts, as we have time, health, and good weather.

Re-Making MakeICT

I belong to a cool nonprofit that is a community of makers. Last year, we bought an old elementary school as our new building. There was a lot of work to be done. We have some bumps in the road because of COVID-19 and… Continue Reading “Re-Making MakeICT”

What’s Next?

So yesterday was what did we do last year. Today is what are we doing this year?

Winter Update

So we’ve had lots of changes on the homestead since we moved in. What did we do last year?


In addition to the beekeeping this weekend, we had our first hatch of chickens. We had no idea what we were doing, and were hoping for the best.We did pretty good. We started out with nine eggs. Picked at random from the coop outside.… Continue Reading “Hatching”

Beekeeping at Night

So this was a big weekend at the farm. On Friday, I called WW Bees to see about the status of our hives, and he said we needed to pick up today. Um… okay. So now we have bees.

Pimp My Coop

So we have a lovely coop that is right for our little family. But as winter is on the way, we decided to get a heat source, and while we were at it, make some adjustments.

Compost Bins

I’ve been sick for a while so I haven’t been able to do much, but my beloved made a compost bin. Eventually we’re going to have three.

3D printer

The husband’s birthday present came on Friday, and he spent yesterday setting it up .