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Aklogcabin

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As a young man when I got to Alaska I knew I was home.
The Good Lord matched me up with the perfect 😍 lady. 4 months later we married. We bought an acre of small trees n carved out our home.
Along the way the Good Lord blessed us with 2 kids. We homeschooled. Animal husbandry was important for us, we raised mostly small livestock, chickens to goats but did have a few hogs n horses.
And a big garden. Horticulture from selecting seeds varieties to processing to cooking to composting.
The rest of the family got dragged along with my outdoors passion.
We gave an acre of land to our son n new daughter in for their wedding in helping them build their home. Now our granddaughter lives next door. Our wonderful daughter blessed us with a wonderful grandson. She works remote n lives with us so I'm surrounded by my family.
Hopefully my beautiful wife n me can get our new retirement home built soon n give this house to our daughter.
Now I can watch my kids. They have learned a lot. And being there for our grandkids, sooooo nice. I had to work a lot when our kids were growing up. I missed a lot. Now watching our grandkids take their first step or catch their first fish.
We still have a big garden, enjoy the outdoors n hang together as a family.
I feel like the most blessed man in the world
 

SheepDog

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Most blessed, you may be.
Family always comes first in this world.
 

Aklogcabin

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Trying to squeak out every penny to help recover outgoing costs is important. We have rabbits. I read that 1 doe n her off spring can produce a ton of manure. Not sure if that's correct but I know I have lots. I also have a mulcher/shredder. And a stack of woven plastic bags that would hold about 20 pounds of ground up manure mix.
I was looking on the net for prices. Wow 20-50 bucks a bag. Advertised as brown gold for your soil and the most advantageous compost available. So basically I have all the tools n materials. But what is a fellas time worth ? I estimate i could run my manure pile through the mulcher in 2 hours. Filling bags takes a minute each.
Is there a market worth my time ? I think I'll give it a try as I'm going to run the manure for my own needs anyhows.
 

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