Autumn

We’ve has a long and very hot Summer that ran farther than usual into October. But now, Autumn is finally here! There are still some warm-ish days but heat is gone and the nights range from crisp to down-right chilly. Since our summer was so hot and dry there was a chance that the fall…

Looking Back and Moving Forward

It’s January 1, so Happy New Year! I’ve got the Rose Parade on the TV and a cup of tea on the table next to me so I’m ready to write. Every January 1 I find myself thinking about my Mom — today would have been her 96th birthday. As a New Year’s baby, she…

Adventures with animals

We have animals.  I suppose that you could have a farm without animals, but why would you?  We knew when we decided that the farm life was our goal that we wanted to have animals be a part of that.  We were fortunate to find a property that had barns and fenced pastures ready and…

I’ve moved!

Well, we did it — we bought a farm and have moved in! I’ll be sharing more over the next months but here’s the basics. We have 20 acres of land. We set out to find at least 5 acres and we really thought we’d probably end up in the 5 to 10 acre range,…

Unprocessed October

Well, I decided to take on another challenge month. This one should actually be rather easy. Just get rid of the processed food from my diet. I do that for the most part already. But sometime we all need a reminder, so I’ve joined October Unprocessed.  Would you like to join me? I will try…