One thing a homesteader learns quickly is that keeping livestock is very different than having a pet. Don’t get me wrong, I’m very fond of all my animals. They can be personable, amusing, and even affectionate. However; they also must
This morning brought the dim mystery of a pearl white fog. Every leaf shone with moisture and water droplets turned the normally invisible spiderwebs into silken coverlets on the grass. Today I simply feel lazy. For most people, this is
I have wanted to try a fedge (a combination of the words “fence” and “hedge”) for a very long time. The idea of taking a line of separate plants and weaving them into one inseparable community completely fascinates me.
I am probably giving away my advanced age by choosing that line for a title. If I hadn’t yet, when I reveal it’s from the Disney movie, Mary Poppins, I most certainly shall. “Well begun is half done” is a
The kaleidoscope of scattered leaves upon the ground signal the closing of another year. Amid all the variety of the seasons, Autumn is easily my favorite. Trees blaze in a farewell of magnificent glory, crops hang ripe and heavy in the