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More paint

Purple door. Green trim

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I took down our dining room lighting while Elizabeth napped today. I spray painted it and reinstalled on a shorter chain. It used to be white with tacky gold trim. Now it is ‘Oiled Bronze’. I like it. Before: After:

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Spring glorious spring

Working on the yard. So enjoying the warm weather. Nibbling away at the pile of dirt and chips left by the trunk eradication that took place last fall. Decided we kind of sucked at compost so over the course of … Continue reading

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Boo kitchen – almost done

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What’s in your kitchen?

Home made bread. Home made jam. Home made cheese. Chaource. Milk, Mesophilic culture, penicillum candidum and rennet. Air drying then to be briefly brined and aged so a nice white mold can bloom over the surface (think Brie). Wings wings, … Continue reading

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Still cheesemaking

This weekend we cleaned house, washed dogs, baked bread, and made another batch of Feta cheese. Plus we went to the fair. We went looking for our favorite corn dogs (hand dipped on site secret recipe deliciousness) and learned she’d … Continue reading

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May snow

Oh for Pete’s sake. Let the dogs out this morning to more snow.

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Sigh. More snow today.

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Dearth of earth

Last year Scott and Laura built an auxiliary chicken run so the birds could escape the muck in their primary run. This photo is from 04/19/2012. Notice the grass and dearth of snow: Here’s a photo of the same part … Continue reading

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Big honkin’ space tube

Power to the house was fine at lunch today. When we got home after EKAs well-baby exam at 8 PM it was wonky. No dining or kitchen lights. No bathroom lights or laundry room or garage. But hall light and … Continue reading

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