Day-Old Chicks: Part Deux

Day-Old Chicks: Part Deux

One year ago we welcomed 26 day-old chicks to Hebron Acres (buff Orpingtons and barred Plymouth Rocks). We were excited because they represented the first livestock on our place. That day began with a phone call from the post office informing us that our chicks were...
Farm Auction Two-Step

Farm Auction Two-Step

You’ve read the advertisement in the paper. You went through the itemized list of things being sold at a large estate or consignment auction. You’re counting down the last few days until the big dance. You even have your alarm set so you can get up early...
Three Feet Ahead (poem)

Three Feet Ahead (poem)

Three Feet Ahead The pace measured in steady footfalls Seems to me the more natural. With limbs that stretch only so far My step followed by step Affords a view of the world unblurred. This pace reveals the Creator’s love; A love expressed in provision of abundance....
Dabbling In Solar System Pays Dividends

Dabbling In Solar System Pays Dividends

Dabbling is something every homesteader or farmer I know does. Whether it’s blacksmithing or grafting, there’s something we don’t do on a large scale, but we … well … dabble! At Hebron Acres it’s no different. Lately, we’ve taken to dabbling in solar energy generation...
Evangelize no matter the neighbor

Evangelize no matter the neighbor

Rod Dreher recently wrote in his blog about the notion of how immigration might actually be a benefit for Christians who are battling in the marketplace of ideas because they would likely find strong allies among immigrants for similar values. It was a really...

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