A Clean Slate Farm Mystery

We have met the enemy and he is us. -Pogo

Is he or isn't he?


It was dark. Out-in-the-country-with-no-street-lights dark. I mean, you can see things and people and animals and all but, sometimes you need to figure out what that is you’re looking at. It was that kind of night.

Time-wise, we were going into our second Thanksgiving at Clean Slate Farm. Dave and I were counting our blessings for this home, our neighbors, our wonderful animals, and the fact that we were still without snow for the year. As my usual routine went, I rushed home from work Follow the tracks for more

Cheap Greenhouse for Seed Starting

What we start our seeds in came real cheap

Four years ago, when we moved to Clean Slate Farm, we were getting ready to start the garden. By chance I was at the local drugstore and walked by a display of mark down items. To my delight there was a smallish “knock-down” mini greenhouse for home use. It seemed to be well constructed, kind of, but most of all extremely inexpensive. A whopping $29.95!

What’s a boy to do? Move it the the checkout line as quickly as possible.

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