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Blackberry Patch Homestead

Our Homeplace in the Upper Cumberland Plateau of East Tennessee

New Yarn

Check out my 'For Sale' page!! It's a 'single' Aran weight (8-9 wpi) wool/bamboo/viscose. Deep jewel colors, so pretty!!

New Site Page: For Sale

Hey all!!  Has it finally stopped raining yet?!?!  Wow, feels like we are drowning, or at least living like pigs in all this mud!   Anyway, just wanted to update that I've added a new page for items I'm going... Continue Reading →

Treadle Sewing Machine

Some how my electric sewing machine got bumped during our move and ultimately isn't working. The repair shop said it the part was more expensive than the machine, so they basically refused to fix it. Oh well. I am no... Continue Reading →

Flooding

Well, we have been getting hammered with rain. Seven inches in two weeks and more coming. Our flooding woes in the garage seem to possibly be over. With the hand grading work 2077 has done, plus adding the playground sand... Continue Reading →

Woods Work

Been kinda busy in a slow way....if that makes any sense. 2077, Badger Boy, and I have been busy taking care of stuff around the home place, but not driving ourselves crazy. We had a bout of really cold weather... Continue Reading →

Food Plot Update

Even though the food plot didn't grow very tall, it seemed to bring in deer and give them some nice green to munch on. Now, they have eaten it down to the dirt. Suppose next year we will enlarge this... Continue Reading →

Jeep Mudding and Freedom!

After all that lovely heave that makes air pockets in the soil, once the ground warms up, you get mud. East Tennessee clay mud that is as slick as ice. Oh yeah, fun times. When the road that is a... Continue Reading →

Ground Heave

This is something we NEVER see in Florida and I really only had the vaguest understating about the frost line.  Never had I heard of heave.  Well, for all of you warm weather people, here it is.  It's basically a... Continue Reading →

AMC’S Turn

In our down time over the holidays, 2077 and I were able to finish watching AMC's TURN via Netflix. 2077 and I are both big American History buffs, or at least we think we are.  We love to hear the... Continue Reading →

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