Product Reviews – Infrared Sauna


Looking for ways to utilize my basement, I hit upon getting a sauna.  I looked at them online, and finally settled on this one. We got it on Ebay for about $1300 a few years…

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Product Reviews – Samsung Appliances


The Dishwasher Having had phenomenal success with one Korean company, Hyundai,   I tested the waters once again when it came time to buy a new dishwasher.  I’ve had maybe four dishwashers in my time, mostly…

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Product Reviews – Hyundai


The Sonata I bought a 2001 Hyundai Sonata back in, well, 2001.  I had been dating my soon-to-be wife for a few months, and already knew she was the one.  So when I took out…

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On the Farm – Bunnies


When you think of bunnies, you think of soft fluffy little critters with cute little noses moving up and down, floppy ears, and a sweet disposition. In real life, rabbits are far from sweet.  Go…

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On the Farm – The Homestead


So we bought the farm. One of the best things about the place was the ability to get away.  You could walk into the upper fields and not see a single sign of anybody else…

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On the Farm – Free-range Chickens


I like chicken, but I hate eggs.  Not sure why that is, except I remember getting stomach viruses as a kid and always tasting rotten eggs as I was in distress.  I also hate ketchup. …

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On the Farm – Guns


For the most part, farmers aren’t Second Amendment nuts.  To a farmer, a gun is a tool like any other.  If you have rats in the feed shed and the cats can’t keep up, a…

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On the Farm – Pigs and Twinkies


Pigs and Twinkies I am an avid vegetable gardener.  I refuse to grow anything I don’t like to eat, though.  I put in about 25 tomato plants, 20 pepper plants, a half-dozen assorted squash, a…

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On the Farm – The Last Cows


The Last Cows Late in our farm odyssey, we decided that cows were a little too much responsibility, and really cramped your style for things like summer vacations.  During our last summer with cows, we…

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On the Farm – The Herd


The Herd No farmer is a real farmer without livestock.  After practicing with goats, we made the decision to take the plunge and bought three feeder calves.  This was done partly to qualify for a…

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