Week 1 The orange sign with the green 4H clover was propped on the rural mail box marking the turn to Lapp’s farm. After a long cold winter the snow was melting and the road to the farm-house was muddy. As we passed the white farmhouse, I noticed that it looked empty and said that […]
Canning Cherries-Best Freezer Cherry Almond Ice Cream
Plucking pits out of cherries with paper clips, sticky red juice splattered over counter-tops and walls, glass jars that must be washed and kept hot in sputtering vats of water lest they break when boiling fruit is added to them – this is canning cherries. Jump to Recipe You’ve seen the pictures that bloggers […]
Hunter Education: Tea, Toast, and Duck Eggs
The truck has been a muddy mess since the Sunday drive, and our week of traveling down the sloppy road to hunter education has added additional layers of grime to its running boards. For five nights and two days we drove a mucky, rutted, single lane road to a ranch in the valley […]
The Porter Ranch Barn in all its Glory!
The Porter Ranch Barn Barns remind us of our country’s rural past as the American spirit shines through dilapidated and weathered facades stirring our imaginations with visions of a different era; of an independent people forging their own way in a land of opportunity. It was a glorious fall day when […]