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Actual Huckleberries

As I mentioned in my previous post, I call huckleberries any small, wild blueberries.  Well, I decided to find out which ones actually are huckleberries. In the large patch near me there are at least 3 different types of berries.  … Continue reading

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I’m Your Huckleberry!

These are huckleberries for as far as the eye can see. The strange thing is that they are a wide assortment of types of blueberries.  Some huckleberries, some high bush, some low.  I use the generic term huckleberry for any … Continue reading

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Blood on the Plow

Crows ate most of the corn seeds I planted before they sprouted.   The rest they pulled out after they were growing.   So I have resorted to the black arts before I replant. (Note: The scary breathing is just the way … Continue reading

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I Call It Macaroni

Lily found a dead turkey. So I collected a few feathers. I found a use for one. I call it macaroni.

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Irrigation

Last year it seemed almost every rain storm that came this way would disappear just before it arrived or it would pass to the north or the south.   The crops suffered greatly. So this year I am setting up a … Continue reading

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Looking for Land

I don’t often seek to communicate directly with visitors to this website. But I am looking for land and need some help. I truly love my little piece of heaven here at Pithole. But 3 acres is just too small. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Pocket the Possum

For over a week now a little possum (about half grown) has been hanging out on my cabins porch. It is now dubbed Pocket. The first night Lily suddenly woke and started growling at the window. I shined the flashlight … Continue reading

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New Chainsaw

I ordered a new chainsaw. The 38cc Poulan I have works fine for firewood. But it just isn’t powerful enough or long enough to mill boards. So I got a 62cc 20″ X-Bull. A no-name chinese saw. A name brand … Continue reading

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Cabin ceiling – updated

I’m sure my one reader (yes I’m sure there’s one out there and you know who you are) is wondering if I only care about the shed and forgot about the cabin. Well I’m back working on the cabin. The … Continue reading

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Hickory Nuts

Autumn is getting very close. Mid September. Beautiful days in the 60s and low 70s. Nights in the high 40s and 50s. I noticed several deer always hanging out in the same area when I walked through the woods. So … Continue reading

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