“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” – William Blake

We have been working hard on preparing the house for the move.  One of my duties is to dismantle our tin garden beds, we have 6 that I still have to pull apart.  I thought I might be able to just pull them up from the ground, yet wet soil is much heavier then would Read more about “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” – William Blake[…]

“Mother Nature is harsh, and if there’s value in dealing with a death, there’s also valuse in moving beyond it quickly” – John Marzluff

I took my family to a recent Alpaca show at the Hobart Show Grounds.  We actually went along to look at the vintage car expo, but found it would cost more than $40 for my family to enter.  Next door was the Alpaca show, free to enter, and as we were there we decided to Read more about “Mother Nature is harsh, and if there’s value in dealing with a death, there’s also valuse in moving beyond it quickly” – John Marzluff[…]

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson

I have hurt my back pretty badly the other day, while working on our stores of fire wood.  I spent several hours chopping up a fallen tree with my chainsaw, which I realised after starting work that it needed sharpening… this probably added to my injury as I had to work harder to cut the Read more about “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson[…]

“It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.” – Livy

I am sure you may recall my last posting, where I extolled the virtue of the mother goose at protecting her young brood.  Well I was incorrect about this.  The day after I posted that, I realised that one of the baby geese were missing.  Today I noticed another was gone. I searched the area Read more about “It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors.” – Livy[…]

“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” – Mark Twain

We have some new arrivals at the Little Tassie Prepper homestead, with the recent hatching of the Goose eggs.  It was, as usual, a bit of a surprise when it occurred.  The evening before they hatched, when I went to feed the animals, I noticed that the mother Goose kept standing up and looking at Read more about “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” – Mark Twain[…]