Happy New Year to everyone that has followed along with this crazy blog! I am humbled that you take the time to visit The Compound.
Another year has come and gone. I’m happy to say goodbye to 2012, and am hopeful 2013 will be a better year. Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t changed my opinion on our country’s financial standing. I’m hoping for a better personal year. We had some major setbacks last year, that don’t need repeating.
At the end of each year I look back at our annual “Must Have and Wish List” to see what we’ve accomplished along the way. I think we did pretty well, all things considered, with only a few exceptions. Then I try to lay out a plan for the coming year.
I’m not sure if I still have a holiday hangover of sorts, but I’m having a hard time coming up with an extensive list. Is it because we’ve accomplished so much already? Or subconsciously I don’t want a big list as I’m still tired from 2012?
Anywho, here’s what I have for 2013;
Must Have List
Finish the pump house and reverse osmosis systemPurchase and plant additional blueberry plants
Purchase and plant additional asparagus plantsBuild a couple of raised beds; garlic, peas, lettuce, etc
Install chicken wire on the chicken run wall, between the two areas. Then we’ll be ready for chicks.Hatch out more chicks
Finish the exterior of the outdoor pizza ovenBecome efficient cooking outdoors; dutch oven, outdoor pizza oven, etc
Continue with archery and weapons training
Purchase another shipping containerBuild an enclosure for ducks, and get ducks
Learn how to capture and process wild hogsDock railing
Try out aquaculture using our Tilapia pond
Now that I look at the list, it doesn’t seem too bad.. What are your major goals for 2013?