This space is in dire need of updating. So, here goes….. KIDS We are still homeschooling (and loving it). Kadence (13) wrote a book (buy here) under the pen name Anastasia Thickett. It still amazes me. She amazes me. She devours and then re-devours huge tombs of books like Gone […]
After a long winter, green leaves are a miracle. In fact, green of any kind after a winter of any kind, feels like a miracle. Like a deep, cleansing breath. Hope actually does grow on trees. At least in the months of spring. The contrast of the nesting, burrowing, make-do […]
Here’s a slice a life on our farm.
I’m really, really great at being a fair-weather “farmer.” On the other hand, when the frigid weather hits (like today), my gung-ho-edness starts to wane. But I feel bad for my two- and four-legged creatures, so I try to pull some grit from somewhere down deep and head out. For […]
**WARNING: Sensitive stomach alert!** Chickens are hard to understand. It’s obvious they don’t understand English. Or Ginia-ese. Or even simple reason. One thing chickens completely lack — and I’m generalizing and being extremely prejudicial here — is compassion. For the second time I rescued one of my hens from her brutal […]