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A summer afternoon at Prairie Woods – August, 2016

Jill and Snow Cloud basking in the sun: Twilight supervising John’s fencing repairs: Helena “cooped” up, with no place to go (Don’t ask!): Jack peeking out of the barn: John with the ever-useful calf sled … and a beer … … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day weekend project

(Yes it has been a long time since we’ve updated any of our projects or adventures at Prairie Woods. If I keep waiting until I have time “to catch up,” we’ll all wait forever. So I am going to write … Continue reading

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Installing a Tulikivi (a Finnish soapstone masonry fireplace)

We’ve had some excitement at Prairie Woods the last little while. We’re currently in the breaking-in process for our brand new Tulikivi masonry Finnish soapstone fireplace! I remember reading about masonry fireplaces many years ago in Harrowsmith. For those who … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday — After the Storm

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Wordless Wednesday — the first livestock arrived this week!

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Earth Day: Reusing lath, insulation and stucco

With Earth Day coming up on Sunday, there’s lots of focus right now on how we can help the environment. Even kids at school are taught the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle. I think we’ve done pretty well at Prairie … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Prairie Woods From The Air

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