Alongside of one of our dilapidated barns is a very large patch of cockleburs.  Cockleburs, we call them prickers or briars.  This patch is so large, it appears to be swallowing up the foundation of the barn. Out in the pastures, the cockleburs have sprouted, they are not picky, they are not stingy, and they... Continue Reading →

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Bolted Down

On March 1st, the National Weather Service announced a strong wind advisory for Northern Virginia and Maryland.  The blustery wind was about 30-40 mph; however, some gusts reportedly reached  70 mph.  With school canceled due to power outages and blocked bus paths, we drove to the farm to see what the wind had blown our... Continue Reading →

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