High bush blueberries, Button Road Blueberry Farm, Humphrey NY. Growing up I knew these as Indian Paint Brushes. I have no idea what they are really called, but I love them.
1993 was a watershed year. Just out of college, I had the whole world before me. I began dating the future Mrs. Mack505 that fall, and then my beloved VW died.It wasn't necessarily a terminal failure, but I had neither the skills nor the money for a major repair. I was off to the local… Continue reading Ram Tough, and a contest (P366 – 2/16)
Today's tractor repair was brought to you by the letter P: Pipe wrench Penetrating oil Patience Perseverance and a long Pipe for Persuading corroded bolts Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. --Archimedes Give ME a long enough lever and a fulcrum… Continue reading The letter P
I will put up a more detailed post later, but this year I'm walking to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. My fundraising page can be easily found here. If I could get just $1 from each of my readers, Tweeps, and FB friends I'd be ecstatic. 9/15 - Kites at the beach.… Continue reading P365: 9/15-9/19, and JDRF
July 2 - we spent the weekend at the Maine Morgan Horse Show at the Deerfield (NH) fairgrounds. This is Scotty. He won all his classes at Granite State Morgan last week. (He won this week too, but didn't have much competition.) July 3 - they had a bit of a medical emergency in the… Continue reading Maine Morgan
Allow me to digress a moment, if I may. There is a section of lawn at the farm which is fenced in. The area is right in front of the house, and it's not accessible to a big lawnmower. Frankly I don't get to cut the grass often enough, so it gets kind of thick. … Continue reading Son of Frankenmower
So we went to The Farm today. The plan was to work on the renovations and stay over in the trailer. Unfortunately, the furnace in the rig has decided not to work this spring. It was a raw day, and my one small space heater wasn't going to cut it. So we headed home and… Continue reading What’s wrong with this picture? (P365 – April 17). . .and a bonus