Category Archives: Outdoors

Robin Song

The ground has been covered with snow for the past week and all this cold weather gets me thinking spring will be late arriving.  But if I take the time to look and listen while I’m outside signs of spring … Continue reading

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Kansas Winters….

I just love Kansas winters.  Whatever the weather is going to give me, I enjoy it all: rain, ice, snow, bitter cold or warm 70 degree days.  Kansas winters will guarantee you a sampler of every kind of weather.  The weather does … Continue reading

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Winter Walks….

The chickens have been leaving the chicken coop and corral more often now that our snow has melted.  They must have that itch to get out and stretch their legs.  Get some good scratching done in the garden beds and if lucky … Continue reading

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Winter Fun…

The boys finally got what they were longing for, snow.  The first order of business this morning, even before breakfast, was sledding. The goats were not as exicted as the boys about the snow and thought their breakfast should be … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Flint Hills…

These beautiful fall days just beg us to get outside, take a little hike, and do some exploring with the family.

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Old Stone Fort

At the intersection of Drovers Trail and Old Stone Fort Road you will find a little bit of Flint Hill’s history.  Located on a small raise is an old stone fort and lower on the hill are a root cellar, the … Continue reading

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Fall Colors….

  Autumn is in full swing here and the leaves have been changing into beautiful colors.  The weather has been perfect and I am trying to spend as much time as possible outside.  Yesterday afternoon we spent moving goats to … Continue reading

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Old Man Frost….

We dropped down to 26 degrees over the weekend so I was  scrambling to get things picked out of the garden or mulched and protected.  As it always seems to happen we get one cold snap that puts and end … Continue reading

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Backpacking with kids…

We took both kids backpacking for their first time this summer. We all had a great time and can’t wait to go again. The cooler weather of fall is just around the corner so here are some of my tips  for getting … Continue reading

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