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Homesteaders at Yosemite

About Us

We are an open-minded couple trying to find peace through growing our own food and improving our little corner of the world. We are embracing our lives' adventure.

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Contact Us

We can talk about anything! Always welcoming new friends and conversations!

Latest Blog Posts

Dissy the Belgian Draft Horse and her companion Freak the goat

Dissy and Freak

A blog post about a Belgian draft horse named Dissy and a goat named Freak that we accidentally inherited with the purchase of our home and making the difficult decision to give them away.

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Five Things About Guineas

Here are a few tidbits everyone should know about guineas before they decide to adopt some of their own.

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A Rambling Blog About Blogs

The crazy ramblings of a 25-year-old lost in this world and trying to find herself.

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