To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, – One clover, and a bee, And revery. If bees are few, Then revery alone will do. -Emily Dickinson
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It’s a new year at the farm. The 283rd year, if one is counting. New Year’s Day saw Silver Spring cloaked in a blanket of the cleanest, whitest snow I’ve ever seen. I have to say, it suits her well! … Continue reading
Tagged acreage, barn, carriage house, farm, farmhouse, fields, gate, house, outdoors, pasture, poop, snow, winter
Hello, Mother Earth. http://www.motherearthnews.com/december-2012-january-2013-zm0z12djzhir.aspx When I began to sell honey and homemade lip balms and creams I envisioned it as the perfect summertime venture. I could go to farmers’ markets and enjoy hanging out in the beautiful warm, sunny weather, chatting … Continue reading
I never thought we could ever fill three entire dumpsters in five weeks’ time, yet we are now filling Number Four – and still there is more garbage and debris to drag out of the house. It is quite possible … Continue reading
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Tagged autumn, barter, brush hog, dumpster, farm, fields, foliage, garbage, leaves, pasture, tractor, trade, views
Now that my tenants are gone from the house, we can talk. If I could wave some magic wand that turned back time, would I still purchase the farm, knowing what I do now about tenants? I have to say, yes. But … Continue reading
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Tagged abbott and costello, cat pee, eviction, foreclosure, house, junk, landlord, mess, moving, silver spring farm, tenants
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Bill and I went up to the farm on Sunday. Our mission: build an electric fence. Except neither of us, prior to Sunday, had even the slightest clue of how to do that. The sum total of my knowledge (being … Continue reading
The last thing I did at the farm the other day was to wander out through one of the fields with a 1-lb. package of wildflower seeds, shaking them out here and there as I went. My hope is that … Continue reading