The Library

Come on in, hang up your coat. We are filling the shelves ever so slowly. Pull up a chair and read to your heart’s content.

The latest articles we have written:


Winter is an important time for us. Grass becomes scarce and we lay in a supply of hay. Our family maintains livestock, just a few goats and a pair of heifers. My father and mother raise them on a separate homestead. Now that we have sided in what originally was a cattle shed, we canContinue reading “Hay”


This article is the first one I wrote for the website. I am re-releasing it as a post. In my ignorance of website design I created this as a page. If you were mislead by this, or have already read it, I am to blame. What follows below is a (mostly) unedited transcription of theContinue reading “Bookshelves”


I am writing an article about this dagger shown on the homepage, partly to make it a little easier for our readers to look at. I have some other pictures also to share so it was a good time. For any who do not share my tastes in the middle ages, this is a weaponContinue reading “Dagger”


Brackets- A story about making shelf brackets, and overcoming obstacles within myself. I hope you enjoy it.


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A father, husband and smith. My wife Alexandrea stays married to me despite a kitchen floor littered with wood shavings.

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