farmhouse renovation · Ramblings

Farmhouse Renovation – A Moment in Time

So many of you have asked – thank you for your interest, but yes, it’s been a bit of a sore subject, leaving me at a loss for words, or words that could be repeated in polite company.  It was, so to speak the straw that broke the camels back and left me in a downward spiral of darkness. Continue reading “Farmhouse Renovation – A Moment in Time”

food · Photography · Ramblings

Ruby Sloggers There’s No Place Like Home

Brilliant sunshine, fallen leaves crispy and crunchy under my feet, heavy with a coating of frost, a thousand diamonds shimmer in the grass.  An owl screeches high in the treetops.  A donkey is braying loudly and the chickens are beginning their morning chatter.  Swoosh swoosh a flock of buzzards soars overhead.

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chickens · food · Ramblings

onion straws

I fumbled around in the darkness, feeling for a flashlight.  It’s 4:30 am, the power has gone out and it is twenty degrees outside.  The dogs need to go out to the bathroom.  Peanut can no longer navigate the stairs on her own, so I clumsily balance the flashlight, the dog and me down the stairs and out the door.  Carefully, trudging down the frost-coated porch steps in my fashion forward fuzzy slippers and robe, so as not to face plant me and the dog.

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I didn’t see it coming oh those Angels

When Angels come in and surround you with what you need.  Even if you didn’t know you needed it.

That’s what it felt like this week, hearing from all you wonderful people.

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The Hiatus

Oh my, it’s been awhile, hasn’t it?

The first frost of the season arrived during the night, covering our little farmstead with a white sparkling blanket of chill.

Warm freshly laid eggs are in my pockets keeping my fingers warm as I unlock the coops and head out to open the farm stand.  Each step is crisp and a bit slick with a thick coating of frost.

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