1. An Unplanned Trip to Santa Lucia


    April 14, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes


      An old homestead.       Root cellar or dwelling?   Axe hewn timbers.   The bone collector collects …
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  2. Walipini, the Beginning…..We Hope.


    April 14, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes


    I’ve been looking at this hill for years, wondering what would happen if we excavated it.  We’ve talked about everything …
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  3. The Yard Rabbit is Expecting


    April 10, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes


    We refer to the yard rabbit as B.B. (Black Bunny), or Netenyahu.  I was able to catch her a few …
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  4. The Succession Plan


    April 9, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes


    We picked up 20 new chicks a few weeks ago.  18 Leghorn pullets an two straight run Dark Brahmas.  This …
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  5. Completion of the Pasture Pod


    March 22, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes

    rabbit cage made from pallets

    Well, here it is. I found a set of brand-new-in-the-box training wheels at Goodwill the other day for $3.00.  I …
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  6. The Beginning of the Ark


    March 17, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes


    I posted about our 2015 projects shortly ago.  I was dumpster diving the other day and came across a wooden …
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  7. Beginning the Year


    March 16, 2015 by Mark Oliver Howes


    I know, it’s March.  For us, it’s the beginning of the growing year.  Vegetables?  No, not yet.  Meat?  Yes.  I …
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