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Wild Life

There certainly is a lot of it around here. I try to live and let live but I did have to dispatch a 5 foot rat snake as he was living in the attic of the old farm house and I wanted to do some work up there and just don’t have the nerve to [...]

Another reason to leave the “nanny” West coast

and move to the rural mid-south. They still allow their citizens a lot of personal freedoms. Los Angeles county long ago outlawed even sparklers for the Fourth of July and Oregon only allows “safe and sane” i.e. boring fireworks. Well, here in Arkansas one can purchase some pretty serious stuff [...]

A new way around the place

Picked these up fairly cheap. They have been abused and neglected but they run well. With a little work and TLC they should run for years. We will not be racing them, rather just use them to putt around the acreage.

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Hay There

It is that time of year and this photo of our pasture is typical of scenes all over the place here. Our neighbor did the mowing, raking and baling, and picked them up this evening. Of course with the horses coming we are going to need a couple rolls back from him over the winter.

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