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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!

Second Thoughts, Well Aged Dirt, and Lobotomized Sharks …

What have I wrought? Anyone out there a second guess type person? Is that really a “type”of personality? Type SG Personality? I am afraid that second-guessing myself and my decisions is something that permeates my very existence on a daily, … Continue reading

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The Stairs of Cirith Ungol and Morning Rituals … 

Risky Business … Did you know that posting to your blog on the weekends almost guarantees that it won’t be read? It’s true … I read it on the Internet. Actually that is a lie, sorry. But it does seem … Continue reading

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New Life at The Shire…

Birthday Trees … With the big 42 fast approaching me, like a run away train from the depths of hell, heralding that yet another year has passed me by and the grey hairs I am seeing in the mirror are … Continue reading

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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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