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Summer at the Mill

We’re working hard at the mill.  It is starting to heat up which means the mill runs like a dream but it gets pretty hot doing the job.  My sis has a part time job so we’re working around that. … Continue reading

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It’s Coming Up on Shearing Time

It’s almost that time of year!  In fact some of our customers are telling us that they’ve sheared already. I need to get my two sheepies on the shearer’s schedule.  But if you’ve got your wool off the sheeps’ backs … Continue reading

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A New year

We’ve had the carder refurbished and it’s working like a dream.  We are caught up and hope that this year will be a good one for us.  We like it when we’re busy and when the carder is running smoothly. … Continue reading

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working like mad

We’re working like mad to try to get ahead before we take the rollers off to have new carding cloth put on.  The weather is cooling but there still seems to be enough humidity in the air to make good … Continue reading

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Back on Course

I just wish it were a stadium jumping course.  But I haven’t had time to ride my ponies since we’ve been working like dogs at the mill.  The upside however is that we are catching up with the backlog that … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Diamonds

This wasn’t one of them.  In between running to the basement to wait out the tornado warnings, we burnt out the heating coil or what have you of the heat on demand wall heater we use to boost the heat … Continue reading

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A Doctor’s Visit for Our Ailing Machine

We had a fellow visit from Canada to look at our machine.  He builds these for a living.  So the prognosis it that at some time in the past someone accidentally put something through the machine that wasn’t intended to … Continue reading

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