Farm Update: March 2014

Our little seeds have made huge progress. We've got them setup in our upstairs for warmth, and on our south facing window so they can catch that sun! Been watering each morning with a little spray…


Remnants of The Fall: Garlic!

Last fall we planted 44 gloves are garlic! Look at those little guys in the ground. And now look at these little suckers, they've made it through the winter and are already kicking butt this…


Planting The Seed

  We got down to business and planted our seeds (most of them anyway)! Jen had it all organized out. Not to brag, but we did plant 144 onions. We had some seeds and they would have expired by…


Farm Blog 2014: Getting Started

I'll start from the start: dreaming! Jen and I had a date back in early February to plan our garden this year. This will be year 2 for us! So we took a lot of what we learned last year and built…


Polar Dash!

Jen really hates running. But she is one of the strongest and most determined people I know. So that means we have fun doing some crazy races because if you're gonna run, better try and make it……


Wicked Weekend

  I was expecting another weekend at home with nothing planned. It has been that way for 2 months as I was recovering from my jaw surgery. So when Jen picked me up from work on Friday afternoon…


Nate's Jaw Surgery

So it's been just over 4 weeks since I went into an 8 hour surgery. I remember laying in my hospital bed pre-surgery with Jen holding my hand. Next thing I knew I had no idea where I was and I was…


My Old Face

The face I have now is about to be my old face. I have an underbite - it doesn't bother me much, but that's because I'm used to it. Since being with Jen, I realize I don't eat like a normal person;…


Smokey Mountains

It's been a very busy semester for Jen and Me - we are both teaching (me at EIU, and she is student teaching at Windsor), I'm working my full-time job as a web developer, and Jen has been leading…


The Hobbit

Jen had a great gift for me this year for the holidays - she stole me away to Champaign, surprise me with a great dinner at the Big Grove Tavern, and then brought me to the movies to see The Hobbit:…