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About brambleshirefarm

We have a small piece of heaven that we are working on bringing back from over use and miss use. We have big plans for our farm/homestead and family. Please drop by on the blog and say hi!

To Seed or Not To Seed, PoMDs, and The Ugly Duckling-Flower-Tree-Thingie …

… That is the Question Actually, that is not quite right. That heading should be something more like “To sow indoors, or to sow outdoors, that is the question.” Permit me to provide a little context for those of you … Continue reading

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Adventures in Apiaries, Ketching-up, The Great Flood, and Flippin’ the Bird

Location, Location, Location … … it is all about location. Access to the southern sky for sunlight in the winter, access to the east so the morning sun will encourage an early start to the day, a proper windbreak to … Continue reading

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I thought I did, but I didn’t … you thought you did, but you didn’t … and of course, they thought they did and almost did …

I really thought I did … … understand how much you needed me. How you laid awake during the darkest hours of the night dreaming of me. Every day you greeted the dawn, longing for the caress of my words. … Continue reading

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Hee Haw, Seedling Solidarity, and Forbidden Love

Gloom, Despair, and Agony on Me … Deep, dark depression, excessive misery! Deena flew out yesterday for job training … THREE WEEKS worth. And while I completely support her in her new job, I miss her already. The house and … Continue reading

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Inspiration, Flakiness, and Hawt Chicks

My Muse … Leonardo had Mona Lisa, John Denver had The Rocky Mountains, Francis Scott Key had the Battle of Baltimore and Fort McHenry. Me? I have stress and aggravation. I know what you are thinking … awesome! Right? I mean, … Continue reading

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Still going …

Well it looks like the weather is going to make my point about our Colorado spring … currently at 10 inches right now and we are expecting the snow to continue through out the night. I just finished digging a … Continue reading

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Wake, waking, and waken … errr … woken …

Yes, I know. We don’t call, we don’t write … and you have been worried sick. I get it. I do. Really. I could bore you with all the tedious and sordid details of why I have not posted over the last … Continue reading

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