James Freyr

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James is in his forties, is an active homesteader who is married, and has no children aside from five cats. He is a graduate of The American Brewers Guild and while he no longer brews beer he does dabble in the fermentations of food and dairy. He resides in the state of Tennessee where he runs a small farm. An avid gardener for more than twenty years, he also raises chickens and cows, has a few fruit trees and hopes to add bee keeping, pigs and goats to the farm. When he has free time he enjoys hikes through the woods and reading books.
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I've thought about this before. So, if memory serves me correct, it is in Ben Falks book The Resilient Farm and Homestead he briefly mentions this subject. He often hosts small groups on his homestead to teach, and those that smoke or are taking pharmaceuticals he asks to use the toilet, and those who don't take any pills or smoke may pee on the compost pile. It's been a few years since I read his book, but that is what I remember.
1 week ago
Having had cats my entire life I'll second the comments by Carla and Anne. At least give BK the choice.
2 weeks ago
I also got a request for an email in order to continue reading.

Here's a link to the publisher as an alternate for information: https://www.chelseagreen.com/product/toxic-legacy/

2 weeks ago
One of the pics in Anne's post above is me now, except imagine a cat instead of a dog. It's been a long time since I've done anything for New Years eve and it'll be lights out about 8 like any other day.

2 weeks ago
I think this is a great question, and unfortunately I don't have a good answer for you. What I can surmise though is that pocket hole joinery has been used in furniture and cabinet making for decades but has not been adopted to framing and home construction. Like you mentioned, it seems that pocket hole joinery is purely for aesthetics.
3 weeks ago
Merry Christmas! I hope everyone has a beautiful day filled with joy alongside whom they love, whether it's with animals, people or just alone with Mother Nature.


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3 weeks ago