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Still here…


Crazy – the difference between one year and the next…I kept putting writing a post off – didnโ€™t want to talk about the โ€˜Covidโ€™, and conversely – didnโ€™t want to ignore the struggles some are going through by sounding all … Continue reading

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Time time time…..


Never enough of it I’m thinking…..this is a long long read….. Stretching the mozzarella……. My last post – I promised to do a series related to farming/livestock/ etc, using questions I get asked often. I tried. I have a long … Continue reading

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Longevity (or ducking flying bread dough)


Well, I needed an attention grabbing headline ๐Ÿ™‚ I might have been eight….maybe nine, when my mom taught me how to make bread.  I don’t really think she thought it something I needed to know how to do – rather, … Continue reading

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Un-quiet but fine.


It’s been a hectic year so far….we just spent our Thanksgiving long weekend tackling the last of the big outside projects – winter can hit anytime now. The last of the small wood is tucked under the porch – this … Continue reading

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Bees ๐Ÿ bees ๐Ÿ bees ๐Ÿ


I’ve wanted to get into beekeeping for years – in fact bought a book on beekeeping many years ago, read it – and promptly realized there weren’t enough hours in a day to work at work, work on the farm, … Continue reading

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In Charge


Iโ€™ve a piano in my house. (I may have mentioned this previously) Heintzman & Co. Built in 1928. For the last fifteen years it lived in my moms house, prior to that it spent its entire life in my grandmothers living … Continue reading

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Change……


There comes a point in everyone’s life when one takes a step back, takes a good hard look around themselves – and finally gathers up the nerve to jump into the void of ‘change’. There’s a certain amount of miserable … Continue reading

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What the hell…..


April 30 I lost my mom. Chatted via text message (as we did every single day)at 8:00 in the morning……nothing much – just a quick conversation about the fact that she should see some sunshine (as opposed to many past … Continue reading

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Control-Alt-Delete


Every year about this time I get the urge to reset things.  Sort of like when the computer wont boot up properly and starts to get glitchy because something didn’t load right – just click Restart and try again.  We … Continue reading

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Officially doing nothing…..ish.


Every morning I get up at an obscenely early hour, grab a coffee, grab my phone and quickly check my favorite blogs.ย  It’s nice to see what everybody else isย  up to, how their gardens are going, their livestock rearing, … Continue reading

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