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What About Mini Homestead… In a Trailer Park?

Posted by Shannon L. Buck on June 2, 2011

Trailer Park Forest Grove, Saskatoon

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After the move, I will no longer be living in a trailer park… though a trailer is the type of main dwelling that is on my sisters’ property. But I am planning to leave the blog up, with an easy to access link to a new blog when it is started. At least for a while.

Mini Homestead… In a Trailer Park chronicles my adventures while starting my journey.

The new blog will chronicle my adventures while living with my sister. She has a bit more available space to work with.

I will keep you all updated.




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Mini Homestead Happenings for 1/17/2009

Posted by Shannon L. Buck on January 17, 2009

It is 6* here in Maine today, according to the AOL weather station. It is a cold one, but I did get my two mile walk in today. I also checked the mail. Now I am updating blogs.
I have checked the candle and oil supplies for the lamps. We are all set in case we lose power this winter. We will be able to see at night, at any rate, even if it is cold.
Zowie has mid-terms for the two classes that she is taking next week, so she will be studying for those until then.
Monday is my last day of babysitting full-time, at least for a while. April will likely be better hours, if I don’t find a job elsewhere by then. I am starting up a book rewiew and editing business. Hopefully it goes well. I realize that it takes time to start a business, and I am happy to work on it.
Pennie over at the Empty Nest blog had an post that is of interest to all of us on her blog on January 8th. It refers to medical identity theft, and tells us the basic events regarding her 6 year old granddaughter. You can read the blog here:
I thought that this was important enough to pass along to everyone. I couldn’t afford to pay off medical debts placed upon me in this way, and I don’t think that anyone else could either.

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Mini Homestead Happenings for 12/22/2008

Posted by Shannon L. Buck on December 22, 2008

Our Winter Solstice celebration went well. Next on the calendar is Christmas. My brother and my sister and her children will be here with us that day.

After the neighbor brought back our shovel, this morning, we got to work:

Well, we definitely got snow. Up to my knees. I have to keep taking breaks with the shoveling. Zowie and I are taking turns. I managed to get the porch and steps done, above the door, and I got the wreath uncovered. I also shoveled to the shed. Zowie has shoveled to the road, as well as to the water meter. Now we have to shovel to the oil tank out back.

Later on, my stepfather will be here to plow the rest of the driveway for us. I have to remember to give him moms wreath.

Other than shoveling and picking up some around here. There is not much else going on. I am blogging and Zowie is making white chocolate covered pretzels. They called off school.

Have a nice day!


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