On the first Saturday in June, L.J., Carl and I packed up eight of L.J.’s chickens and three of my rabbits and headed for Denver. Doesn’t sound right, does it? Heading to the city? With poultry? We went to Earthdog, in Denver, to attend the monthly chicken swap that is run by Denver Urban Homesteading. [...]
A short (very short) video of my boy William (a.k.a. Willis McGillis) tending to the chickens. Enjoy. Pax Domini Sit Semper Vobiscum, Mike, Oscar, Hotel…..out.
This is a poem that Uncle Bern (a.k.a. Bernard Ten Bears) wrote for our cousin, Cpl. Dustin Libby, who died in Iraq in December, 2006. I didn’t know Dustin well, but I am humbled by what he did for the country and the men around him. He is a hero. This was [...]
Well, we’ve done it. On Sunday, a few of us got together and started working on Jack’s (our hive host) bee hives. I have to say that it was an amazing experience and I really enjoyed it. There will be four families embarking on this cooperative. It is great to work along side folks that [...]
Today in the News: Check out our Etsy store. We’ve done a fair amount of business over the past month. I’ve lowered prices on everything in an effort to move some of our inventory. As you can see we’ve branched out on our items and now offer pieces that will appeal to both men and [...]
Today in the News: My camera is broken, so I have decided to write about what was on my mind today. Don’t worry. It isn’t that deep. On tap for next week: The less-than-a-dollar sheath, Little Orphan Axie and a modification to the old carboard stove that makes it much easier to cook over. [...]
I’d like to direct you all over Gorges’ blog, where he waxes philosophical on many things. Today, he has a great article on water. Yes, water. If you haven’t thought about it, do. Now is the time. You can find the article here. Mike