Separating the Sheep from the Goats

This week, we’re going to cover Chapter #5 of Julia Rothman’s book, Farm Anatomy.  It is, at 64 pages, the longest chapter in the book.  This chapter is all about animals, covering: animal terms parts of a rooster comb styles chicken breeds fresh eggs duck and goose breeds heritage turkeys parts of a beef animal Read More …

Raised in a Barn

This week we’re reviewing the second chapter of Julia Rothman’s book Farm Anatomy. Raised in a Barn covers: Barn styles Timber construction Trusses Barn doors, bracing, and hardware Barn cupolas Barn birds Farm buildings Animal housing Feeders Fencing This particular section of the book is full of beautiful illustrations of farm buildings, along with all Read More …

Lyles Station Celebration 2010

As usual, I helped Dave run sound at the Lyles Station New Beginnings Celebration on Saturday. They have been having the celebration for about 10 years. The first event was held with the purpose of getting the school rebuilt. Since the first event, the school has been rebuilt and hosts tours on weekends as well Read More …