Definitely a narrow-audience scratchpad post. We love our electric Polaris Ranger EV utility vehicle here at Prairie Haven. But putting water in the batteries is not a lot of fun. Messy, tedious, slow, etc. So today’s project was to put a battery watering system in.
UPDATE UPDATE: ONE YEAR LATER
Everything is fine and we still heartily endorse this gizmo. Battery watering now happens once a month. Continue reading
Hooray! Our local phone company, good old Nelson Telephone Cooperative, is plowing fiber into our house at the farm over the next few weeks! You haven’t lived until you’ve seen me, an aging 60 year old geek, doing cartwheels in anticipation. So here’s a post to document the process as it unfolds.
This is a post to test a geek thing — trying out the Wordbooker plugin to connect my blog to Facebook. This gizmo should be great for posting to Facebook from my blog, pulling Facebook comments into the blog and blog comments into Facebook.
[comment from the 2019 future – ah, these were simpler times back in 2010] Continue reading
I take lots of pictures, and every once in a while I get a lucky break. This shot resulted from some great clouds and evening sun coming together while I was sitting on the couch at the farm. I ran outside, took this photo and 2 minutes later the sun went away. You can click on it to get the full-sized version.
Yesterday it was still winter here at the farm. Today, Spring came with a vengeance. Here’s a series of pictures from yesterday’s Morning Walk…
Here’s a picture of the end of our driveway where it meets the road. Pretty impressive mist, no?
Well, that mist has been here all week. Here’s the story, as told by one of our weather stations — practically a week straight of 100% humidity as the snow melted. Continue reading