Yearly Archives: 2009


Two ideas for winterizing indoor plumbing – Entry #143

Improvised trap drain valve As I have previously mentioned I’ve lately been converting a storage room in [...]

By |December 28th, 2009|Building Projects, Environment|0 Comments

Merry Christmas from Timber Butte Homestead – Entry #142

From the Robinson family and all of our animal friends from top to bottom – left to right: Top Hope and her little dog Sara [...]

By |December 25th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Regaining a perspective of blessing – Entry #141

Elk herd crossing Timber Butte I confess – plumbing isn’t my favorite past time.  I’ve found [...]

By |December 23rd, 2009|Building Projects, Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Apprenticeship – A necessary ingredient for sustainable living – Entry #140

Uncle Floyd's handmade plane Dad still mixing cement at 91 Our son & daughter Brook & [...]

By |December 18th, 2009|Building Projects, Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

It’s scary cold – yet always a hidden blessing – Entry #139

Tuesday morning we woke up to a thermometer that read one degree [...]

By |December 11th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Elliot’s Turkey – Entry #138

Elliot's kitchen I have heard of deep frying turkeys but up until this Thanksgiving I had [...]

By |December 8th, 2009|Homemaking|0 Comments

A few antiques for sale – Entry #136

White sewing machine with manual and attachments $150 Today we cleaned out a room in the barn in preparation of turning [...]

By |November 27th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter readiness – Entry #134

Our daughter Kate rode to a neighbor's ranch at age 12 for eggs, milk & coffee [...]

By |November 23rd, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Eagle Eye’s grave? – Entry #133

Not too long ago Nancy and I decided to take a break from our normal work routine to take a long horseback ride in the [...]

By |November 18th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

An unusual meeting at Windsor Castle – Entry #132

Ken & Tri with Prince Phillip and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Delegates leaving Windsor Castle In [...]

By |November 13th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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