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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!

Crisp morning …

We got a small cold front yesterday that brought our temps down about 20 degrees! LOVE IT!! I am a Fall and Winter person, and I am very excited about the weather changing. We are headed over to the old … Continue reading

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Is there such a thing as progress?

Progress? I am rethinking the word “progress”. Often times, I break things down into tasks, with specific deliverables, timetables, and measure my progress. Example: Building our trailer … from procuring the trailer frame, to getting the wood for the walls … Continue reading

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Homesteading Realities …

Magorium’s Moto … After Mr. Magorium and Mahoney set all the clocks to chime at the same time in the clock shop, they have a final exchange of words before the big event: Mr. Edward Magorium: 37 seconds. Molly Mahoney: … Continue reading

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Gaining a Foothold …

Well we finally got the trailer loaded with tools and materials this morning. Getting to the farm was a bit of an adventure in of itself, traveling with the trailer completely loaded down for the first time since building it. … Continue reading

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Paint, paint everywhere and not a drop to drink …

I know, that title doesn’t make any sense, but I am desperate for a title and my sore throat has turned into a full blown cold, equipped with the latest in mucous technology … so … yeah. We picked up the paint … Continue reading

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Pics and Layout …

We have had multiple requests for pics of the property and our “plan”. First, the pics. When I hear the words farm or homestead, especially in Colorado, I picture rolling hills, lush landscape, a creek running swiftly, bunnies holding hands … Continue reading

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Preparations …

Tools organized and ready to go: Check! Trailer frame purchased, trailer built and painted: Check! Miter Saw and Compressor staged: Check! 1400 Square Feet of Southern White Pine Flooring – Stained: Check! Monday we will grab paint for the ceiling, … Continue reading

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Brambleshire Farm is on the move …

Well, we are on the move, both Virtually and Physically. Virtualityness … Every time I type the word “Virtual” (or any of its various iterations) I think of the Matrix. As I start typing the letter “V” in the word, … Continue reading

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Missing in action, being floored, and Curiosity killed the cat …

Bloggio, Bloggio … Where for art thou Bloggio? Apparently not keeping your blog more up to date can have far reaching consequences, including adversely effecting the global economy. So, I am sorry world, my bad. (Sorry, that is the best … Continue reading

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Manly Man Tools and Grasshopper Farming …

Binford Tools and Grunting … Yesterday I was fortunate enough to add a couple of key tools to my shop (the term shop is highly subjective here, mine being about 5’x5′ space between the chest freezer and a pile of … Continue reading

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