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Homestead, Weather

Making the Most of Another Snow

March 6, 2015

Trying to forget about all the things that I need to be doing outside, let alone even being able to leave the house to go to work or the grocery store, I did get a bit of photographic inspiration last night. With the newly fallen snow and full moon last night around midnight it was almost as bright as day outside. So I decided to head out with the camera and take a couple shots with only the moonlight to expose the picture.

Homestead

Splitting Wood

January 31, 2015

For the second time this week, I’ve found my lovely wife indulging in her new habit. Quite frankly, I’m highly impressed and not ashamed to say that I’m happy to share all the fun of splitting wood that she can handle.

Homestead, Hunting

Deer Season Comes to an End

January 5, 2015

20141223-01-0005-00Well, I now understand what all the fuss is about. For many years, a number of my good friends have been obsessed with hunting season. As someone who loves shooting, I thought I might enjoy it, but didn’t realize just how much fun it was! For those of you who didn’t get to see my first deer on Facebook, here she is. Many thanks to my local buddy, Josiah, for helping me not only dress her out but also butcher her. We’ve got tons of fresh venison in the freezer for anyone that wants to come over for dinner.

In a considerably less fun deer experience, I got to deal with a doe a couple days after the season ended. To be clear, I got to drag the large roadkill’d doe into the woods off of the highway in front of our place…