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….to my more “personal” website – a place for posting general updates on the life adventures of my husband and I, as well as some general stories and inspirations that all might enjoy.  Thank you for visiting! Please feel free to subscribe (on the left), and always – comments are enjoyed and welcomed! 🙂


Most Recent Posts…

Cabin Fever – and a Brush With Death

We’ve been asked a few times if we have “Cabin Fever” yet, holed up in a small house way out in upstate booneyville.  Well, admittedly we aren’t doing a lot outdoors right now.  Not having good drainage yet, it’s been unbearably muddy!  Earlier in January however, it was unbearably cold. So cold in fact, that …

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I Have Worms! And I like it!

Almost every day right now in upstate N.Y. it is snowy, overcast, and very cold. Thankfully it’s warm inside our little cabin, however, where we find ourselves largely doing catch-up, planning, and research work until we figure out what our next steps are here, and how to accomplish them in this increasingly harsh weather. Meanwhile …

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Horseradish and a Dream Come True

Several people recently used the phrase, “living the dream” to describe what Vinny and I are doing here at our new land.  While personally I am hesitant to describe it that way exactly, the sentiment is appreciated.  It means that there may be something universally appealing about the “idea” of it anyways, at least for …

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Thanksgiving Week Update

Last Friday was a weird day.  We heard that substantial snowfall (the first of the season), was coming in the evening, but during the day it was a delightful 70 degrees.  Wearing shorts and t-shirts, we worked like crazy to get as much done as we could.  Around 4pm we could feel the weather suddenly …

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