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Smoky Mountain Fly

Doug and I have done lots of camping and lots of hiking, but up until last weekend we had never put the two together. We decided that we would embark on our very first backpacking trip over the long Fourth of July weekend. We drove out to Cherokee, NC and packed into the Great SmokyContinue reading “Smoky Mountain Fly”

The Life of a Honey Bee

We brought our bees home just over a month ago and we’ve checked in on them a few times since then. One hive has exploded with growth and now has four supers, one hive is moving right along and has three supers, and one hive is lagging behind a bit with only two supers, butContinue reading “The Life of a Honey Bee”

An Ode to Agnes

When we bought our farm in 2016, we acquired a tiny coop with three chickens in the deal. We had always wanted chickens one day, so we were thrilled to instantly become chicken keepers when we became homeowners. Our three original chickens were a Buff Orpington named Daisy, a Rhode Island Red named Rhonda, andContinue reading “An Ode to Agnes”

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