Long, Hot, Summer

Fall is upon us. The leaves are starting to change and the temperatures at night are finally down into the 50s. This summer has been a hot one for us. With all the work that still needs to be done here on the farm the break in temperature has been a welcome change....

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Raising the Roof!

Today we crossed a fairly major milestone building the house, we have the last of the trusses hung. It was an all hands on deck day with Frank and his crew, Dudley Ingram on the lift and even Diane and I helped out as much as we could. I'm sure that the guys felt the...

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Building the House Part 1

I know it's been a long time since we last updated the blog, I blame Diane - it's her job. I'll leave her to go back and fill in all the details of what has happened since the last time she posted, I'm here to show off the new house construction we have going on here....

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Zoe Has Adopted Us

  It's been a while since my last post.  There has been a lot going on since then.  We've had several visitors, cleared more brush, planted and tending a garden (still no water on property so this is more effort than you would think), fenced in a new pasture and...

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Catch Up Post: Preparing for the Dogs to Live in Tennessee

After we bought the house in Tennessee, we were able to bring the dogs with us when we traveled to check on the Farm.  The yard wasn't fenced in so the first few times we came down, we got a couple of dog cables to hook them to.  We had it set so the cables reached...

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The Long Drive

We just got back from another week in Tennessee hoping to get the bulk of the construction done on the first barn. Instead it rained. Not a lot, but enough to keep the concrete work from being done. We did manage to get the driveway put in though. Here is a sort of...

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Welcome To Our New Home

Welcome to Red Fence Ridge. After years of planning and saving and more planning, we have finally begun to start on the next phase of our lives. Diane and I managed to buy approximately 100 acres in western Tennessee. We are excited to be able to start building a...

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