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  Currants are ripening.  I have black, reds and pearl currants.  My mouth waters thinking of them sprinkled over granola. We are all anxious for raspberries.  Maybe even more than we anticipate strawberries.  We are definitely a household of raspberry … Continued


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*****I recieved my first donation towards the Wild Hair Farm Campaign!!  I was sooo excited!  It made this feel even more real.  ‘We’re doing this!’, I thought to myself.  ‘Soon, I’ll be standing on my own land.’  I’ll tell you … Continued

Visions of Spring

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  This morning I stood in my usual place, in front of the glass door overlooking my mini-menagerie.  Hand on hip, the other cupped around tea.  I sipped slowly, barely touching the hot mug.  The hoary frost covered grass and … Continued

Volunteer Surprises

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  Gardening is so much more than controlling a plot of land.  It can be a giving, living soul that surprises you with just the thing you need.  Refuge, therapy, silence, a place to channel your stress by digging your … Continued

Hipster Corn and the late Garden

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  Earlier this season, when tomato plants were still just inches tall, and we were all dreaming of peas and spinach, I planted a sheet mulch garden with about 20 heirloom sweet corn seeds.  Word spread to the chicken yard, … Continued

Camp, eggs, kits and tattoos

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Hi friends.  It’s been a long while.  So long, in fact, that the broccoli has all been harvested, the remaining leaves and stems composted and strawberries and peas are nearing their finish.  My lettuce mix and kale are growing rapidly … Continued


Currently, the rain is coming down in a spring-like drizzle.  Birds continue to chirp amidst the droplets, and the air is decidedly more warm than just a week ago.  The grass is growing in leaps and bounds and I move … Continued


If you’ve been following along my blogging journey, I started this around the same time my husband started school.  Some 4 years ago.  Not having him around to share my dreams and thoughts and daily adventures left a hole in … Continued

Organic for the win

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Sometimes a child’s science project can be more convincing than all the written reports in the world.   **Also, Vicki!  Yes!  That is a Berkey (in a pic a few posts back) and we LOVE ours!  No more fluoride, arsenic … Continued

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