Facebook Page Created

Tonight I created a Facebook page for Thistle Dew Farmstead.  I not sure how to add the Facebook button to the website yet.  It is getting too late for me to keep looking into WordPress plugins to handle Facebook.  Soon I will be publishing the blog posts on the Facebook site.


We started packing to move.  Closing is scheduled for August 21st.  That is less than 3 weeks.  There is so much to do between now and then to have this move happen quickly.  We want to be sleeping in the new house on the 22nd.  We are moving so quickly because school starts on August […]

Loan papers are signed

Last night we signed the loan paper work.  The next step is to have a VA appraiser look at the house and approve the mortgage.  If all goes well we will close on August 21st and move in quickly for the start of the school year. In contrast to our current house the only thing […]

An Early Step

I spent the evening gathering financial paperwork for a Mortgage Company to buy a new house on 5 acres.  Although gathering paper is not an exciting task this is a major step on the way to having a farmstead.  Right now the property is a house with a lot of land.  It is our hope […]

Our Journey

“The journey of a thousand miles begins beneath one’s feet.” I was going to start with the quote “Every journey begins with one step” so I went to look it up to see who said it.  It turns out that the common quote that I was looking for was “A journey of a thousand miles […]