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Life in a Log-Splitter Economy

Now, you must admit, whether or not you truly enjoy or agree with my periodic ramblings on our Farm Website, I do manage to think up some strange, but intriguing titles for my posts.  I’ll bet dollars to donuts this… Continue Reading →

Our New Farmers Market Booth

The Grant County Farmers Market opened for the 2020 season on June 6.  This year, we were able to attend on the first day.  As I had mentioned earlier, we have abandoned our portable canopy that we set up each… Continue Reading →


First of all, I must wish all of West Virginia a happy 157th birthday.  Today is West Virginia Day, a state holiday to celebrate the day when West Virginia became the 35th state in the nation (June 20, 1863). I… Continue Reading →

Morning Has Broken

Once again, I must apologize for the long period of inactivity on our farm website.  Not only have we been extremely busy with our late spring and early summer chores, but we lost our Internet service for more than 16… Continue Reading →

Planting Time

Finally!  We just learned recently that the Grant County Farmers Market will take place this year in its traditional location at the Petersburg City Park parking lot.  Of course, we’ll be attending.  In fact, we will be located in the… Continue Reading →

Life Goes On

It’s the last day of April in 2020, and we are waiting to learn what will become of our society.  Will the economy recover?  Will we have a Farmers Market this summer?  Will the lockdown (quarantine) be lifted?  What will… Continue Reading →

Calli’s Return

Is it hope springs eternal, or spring’s eternal hope?  In our case, I’d say it’s the latter.  I awoke a little late this morning—just before 5:00 AM.  I went through my typical morning routine, minus feeding Calli, and went out… Continue Reading →

Goodbye Pretty Kitty

This is one of those website posts I wish I didn’t have to write.   Tragedy has struck our farm again.  Our black calico housecat Calli, has disappeared.  I had let her outdoors just after 4:30 AM on Friday morning, March… Continue Reading →

Falling Short Again

Spring has sprung again.  We just finished two straight days with high temperatures above 70-degrees, but no Indian Spring conditions yet.  As I write this post, the temperature outside our dining room windows is 40 degrees with a bracing north… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus 2019

We don’t make it a priority to closely follow the national news, until or unless it has some relevance to our retirement life here at Peeper Pond Farm.  Maybe some will see that as foolish, but I view it as… Continue Reading →

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