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L. Keipp
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A Year in Review
I've not written on here in a long time - things got interesting this year.  But here's a year end in review, caused by an article - a poor one at that. I was going to write an end of the year thing, but this got me started a few days earlier.A friend poste...

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Our Summer Vacation - in Many Parts
This summer, for the first time in many years, we took a vacation.  The idea was to drive out to the North Carolina coast and visit our son and his wife; son is a Marine stationed out there.  So after much planning and scheduling -and rescheduling of some t...

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Wild Chicken Update
After a few attempts to get out of the run - she got out and then stood at the gate and complained until let back in, she has settled in with her flock just fine.  In fact, she has gone broody, and is on day four of sitting on some eggs!

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Our Adventures With A Wild Chicken
On Facebook, not only do we have our Mountainside page, but I also belong to a number of different homesteading, farming and livestock groups. On Colorado Chickens (great group, BTW) a woman was worried about a chicken she'd seen running about her yard and ...

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Don't Blink Or You Miss It Kind Of Day Part Two
I went back out at quarter to five, to retake some pictures to show you the snowmelt.  Dramatic, eh?  Going From 5-6 inches to bare dirt in some places. Yes, I did take this today.  Yes, that is green grass at 8300 feet in February.  This is, however, a rat...

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A Followup Post: Freezing Whitefish Salad
I wrote this a while back - http://lifeonthemountainside.blogspot.com/2013/01/freezing-whitefish-salad.html and never followed up.  Well, I am.  It was not pretty.  It got runny and nasty looking, the texture was not good.  The flavor was fine, but I would ...

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Don't Blink Or You Miss It Kind Of Day
Last night it snowed.  One of those snows that falls wet and heavy and fast; large amounts of accumulation can break trees, down power lines, damage homes.  But last night was only about 5-6 inches of snow. And it was definitely a blink or you miss it snow....

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Posts From Our Facebook Page for the week of October 19th - 25th, 2014
October 22nd-

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Posts From Our Facebook Page for the week of October 26th- November 1st, 2014
October 27th- October 31st - My Halloween costume and some decorations we saw.

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Posts From Our Facebook Page for the week of November 9th - 15th, 2014
November 14th - November 15th - Well, they said the snow was only going to 1-3 inches... we've already exceeded that, and there's hours more of snow due. I guess I'll have a new cover photo tomorrow. Chickens integrated tonight - it's 18 in their coop, and ...
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