Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bad Poetry for a Good Friday.

I walked my field A switch of blossoms in hand And wondered — How many feet have walked this land? Three hundred years a farm Is but a day How many other soles have trod this way? How many hands … Continue reading

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(Nearly Wordless Wednesday) More on Eaves.

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Things That Go Crunch in the Night. A Dog Story Revisited.

I wrote this a couple of years ago in an old blog. I thought I would repost it before it gets lost. Who doesn’t love a good ol’ dog story? Remember, dog spelled backwards is god. Knit, knit, purl – … Continue reading

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We Dodge a Bullet.

Yesterday my bees were zipping all around the farm, flying far and wide and returning home weighed down by pale green and yellow pollen. Today the weather prognosticators were shaking their gnarled fists in the air and shouting, “Snow… Snow!!!” … Continue reading

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Quotable Sunday. Embrace Your Crazy Genius.

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can … Continue reading

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All About Eave.

Here are some pictures of the progress at the farm. Mat has been busy as a bee, replacing outside walls and building eaves on our eave-less house. We’ve got quite a lot of damage to the roof and siding of … Continue reading

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Spring.

Only two more sleeps until spring! “Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.”  -Kenneth Grahame, The … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring, from the Silver Spring.

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Promises, Promises.

After two days of wind and snow, the weather prognosticators are promising us a week of 50-degree temperatures.  Part of me doesn’t want to believe them.  Another part of me desperately clings to every word they say. A week — … Continue reading

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