|The barn after the fire. We tore it all down and piled it in a corner of the yard.|
They filled three of the trailers with barn metal, burned items, and metal junk. They found two snakes, a lot of scorpions, and several large rats while they worked.
The fourth trailer was filled with pieces of pipe and other metal items that we've been wanting removed for years. When we purchased our land here at Oak Hill, it had been abandoned for some time and was a wreck, to say the least. We've been cleaning it up ever since moving here, and had several piles we've been anxious to get rid of.
Now we need to pick up the burned wood and melted plastic junk from where the detritus of the barn had been piled and level out the ground with the tractor. I want to plant a tree where the goats are buried, perhaps a redbud. I will no longer be reminded of that awful day every time I walk out the door.
My hope is to inspire you, and to encourage your homesteading plans and your dreams of a