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Big girls can play with big Tonka toys

We’re trenching again… this time because we need new footing drains and gutter drains. Water in the crawl space is so 1800’s. Our superhero brought us an excavator, and Rosebud got into the action. See her in action here!

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The Very Hungry Excavator

Once upon a time, there was a very hungry excavator.  His name was Barney. He was very hungry.  So, he started out into the wide, wild world, to look for some food. The first day, he ate a lot of … Continue reading

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The disassembly of the Giant Squid

We return briefly to the farm for an update on the further status of the Octo-Stump. When last seen, it was rising from the depths of the dirt to challenge the supremacy of Barney, the Very Useful Dinosaur. After being … Continue reading

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Going airborne

Can’t you just hear Sinatra? Maybe it’s just me. … it’s just me, isn’t it? Well, like I tell all my students – in order to properly appreciate music, you must first understand that all musicians are nuts. Then it all … Continue reading

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Octo-Stump

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Splitting wood with the big boys

This is one way to get around the fact that some rounds are just too big even for rolling. Do you have any idea how much skill it takes to set one of those gently on a splitter?  I leave … Continue reading

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Pete and Junior move dirt

Even Junior got in on the act. He was tucked in nice and secure… all except for his big toe!

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Boys and their toys

The Moose’s favorite person to hang out with right now is Mr. Pete.  I can’t imagine why… Could it perhaps be that Mr. Pete brings Really Cool Toys to play with?  And shares? … and knows how to make them … Continue reading

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Natter learns to grade

You were expecting perhaps a reference to school papers? Nahhhhh…

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How our homeschool does Art

This may explain why it takes us six times as long to accomplish things, sometimes.

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