Monthly Archives: November 2010

Happy Thanks

A very happy Thanksgiving to you all from the Ozark House! Today, Kate and I find ourselves in south Texas, celebrating with my mother’s family. Doing a little hunting, too – hoping to bring some wild hog meat back to Missouri…bacon … Continue reading

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Updates from Kate…

Howdy! Well, today marks the official first day of my 3rd trimester! I can’t believe we’re going to meet our little mouse in less than 3 months! We call it our little mouse because we got tired of calling it … Continue reading

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Deer season is upon us – the firearms portion, that is. Here in Missouri, the full season only lasts 10 days. Then I think there’s another 10-day season for doe, and then another for muzzleloaders. Archery season is long. But … Continue reading

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Shoo Fly, Dont Bother Me.

The Fruit Fly Infestation of 2010 has struck the Ozark House with a mighty force. Perhaps it is because of our abundance of fruit and vegetables congregating on our counter tops, or maybe it is because of the sweet aroma … Continue reading

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Pretty much a success this morning. We went to Tunas again, and the Mennonite folk were there this time. They said last Tuesday they just happened to have been gone all day (voting, perhaps?). So we got 2.5 gallons of … Continue reading

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Forehead Burnt

We have been preparing the overgrown pasture to enclose animals again. Trees have been cut and are ready to be burned or diced up for fire wood (funny how we chop trees down to cut them up). Here is a … Continue reading

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Progress and regress on the farm

There is motion – always. But sometimes things don’t move quite how you would hope. Here at the Ozark House, we are moving both backwards and forwards, a feat formerly only accomplished by the likes of Stretch Armstrong. PROGRESS – … Continue reading

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