Category Archives: retirement

Revival

Rejuvenated after a little R&R with friends in northern Wisconsin. Time to head back to school, including watercolor adventures. No worms were injured in this exercise.  

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Bokashi Lottery

Sez my granddaughter to my wife this morning, “Pepaw won the bokashi lottery!”  Well, not exactly.  Our refrigerator died overnight without any symptoms, and when we woke up this morning, the temperature inside the fridge was in the 60’s. My … Continue reading

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Alt Bokashi Bucket Burying

Hot Compost Pile This time I dumped my aged (two weeks) bokashi bucket in a hot compost pile that I was building. I started with a bag of grass/straw clippings from my lawnmower bag.  As you can see, some of … Continue reading

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Leaf Mold and Worms

Biodegradable Bags These bags of leaf mold have been sitting outdoors since last fall.  I put a shovel of garden soil and a gallon of water in each one as I filled them.  I would have liked to alternate layers … Continue reading

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Winter Bokashi II

Friday, February 11, 2011 I thought that I would put some of my finished kombucha bokashi in my leaf mold bags and try to ferment the leaf/grass mixture. I had my finished bokashi, refermented kombucha tea, and an empty lawn … Continue reading

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Winter Bokashi

No Poster Yeah, that’s been me, no blogging for a couple of months.  More important things going on; a grandson who had pneumonia, a gallstone, Kawasaki’s disease (he was so yellow that he was orange, bilirubin, 27), and finally a … Continue reading

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Black Friday Bargains

It’s the Day After Thanksgiving! Well, yeah!  If you have Thanksgiving at your house, you are tired afterwards.  Not as tired as my wife who did a lot of the cooking and preparation.  In past years I have woke up … Continue reading

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