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I've been so slammed in the last ten days I have not uploaded a new video or podcast.  I am far more behind in email than usual.

I have now been to so many farms and videoed so many interesting things ....  I am honestly burnt out on it all.  And yet I desperately need to get all of this information out:  mason bees; cordwood buildings done right; peening; honor system farm stands; pallet fences done right; portable milking parlours; top load rocket stoves; a livestock guardian dog that is one third the size of the popular great pyr; respectful harvest of chickens; etc. 

I have a few hours this morning before going to another farm, and then off to a dinner.  Tomorrow I'm the headliner at an event in tacoma, and I still haven't put my presentation together.  I think I currently have sunday open-ish.  I had a tentative thing for monday with a really cool farm, but at this point I'm hoping they cancel.

A couple of days ago a video podcast came out with me in it where I sat in my chair in front of the fake moose head.  The angle was right so it looked like I had moose antlers.

 
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i would love to hear about pallet fences done right
 
                  
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LGD 1/3 the size of a pyrenees is a subject that interests me although the only livestock  have is chickens and ducks. I would be thinking of it more along the lines of a non-traditional guard dog in other words something that would be a bit more protective of me and mine (including property) than my mixed up "farm" hound without the stigma associated with things like pitt bulls, german shepherds, rotwilers and such. Of course with my luck it is one of those breeds
 
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Peter K. wrote:
LGD 1/3 the size of a pyrenees is a subject that interests me although the only livestock  have is chickens and ducks.



What about a Puli? 

 
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Sounds interesting.  As much as I respect the job a Great Pyrenees does, I would appreciate a dog that doesn't cost more to feed than I spend on myself!  LOL
 
                  
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Ahh cool Ludi a dreadlock dog. That might actually be perfect because who would suspect Bob Marley's dog to do anything but lie around and eat Doritos.
 
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Hey Paul, thanks for the update.  Take it slow man, we'll be here spreading your messages no matter how often you release content.
 
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joe pacelli wrote:
Hey Paul, thanks for the update.  Take it slow man, we'll be here spreading your messages no matter how often you release content.



Now THAT gets me wanting to push out more stuff. 

Thanks Joe!


 
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ilook forward to most those mentioned subjects.  esp. the LGD topic. 

my GP eats very little.  surprisingly little.  no lie. some days she chooses not to eat at all. 
 
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My email river is full of excellent stuff. I just need to process each one.

I've been getting this thing lately where I push myself too far and .... my neck hurts so much I have to stop. Somehow I am certain that this is caused by trying to do too much at once.

It happened again yesterday. I need to slow down, but there is way too much to do.

So, for people waiting on an email response from me. If you have not heard from me in the next 48 hours, please re-send your email.

 
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I had a moment today where I was caught up on ALL email .... that had been sent to me since midnight last night.

This is the first time I've been this caught up in a long time.

While typing this, four new emails have come in.
 
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And two of them were probably from me
 
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Adrien Lapointe wrote:And two of them were probably from me



I think I have had about eight from you this morning. But I think that for every one of yours that I process, you save me from five.
 
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