Red Dirt Farm

Small Farm Living Photos and Stories

A brilliant sky, pink with swirls of blue and purple if only for a moment, long enough for me to take just a few photos and then it was gone.   That’s how the morning started yesterday.  Sleet and freezing rain with just a bit of snow fell briefly. I find time to write now because …

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I meant to keep in touch a little better, but life has been happening.  I’m trying to adjust to it getting dark so early and cooler temperatures.  We are supposed to get hit with an arctic blast in the next few days.  Ick. I took a bad fall the week before Thanksgiving and I broke …

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Truth be told, my gypsy heart doesn’t wander too far from home. It does, however crave change, no boundaries and open expression. As many of you guys know, I have been recovering from a cervical injury for the past year and half.  I’ve made great progress, but I am far from where I should be. …

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Know what?  This has been kind of tough week.  So I feel like doing something that would make me feel good. I’m going to have a giveaway.  I’m giving away a pair of my up-cycled wood tape measure earrings. Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift. They hang from SS ear …

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The common American crow is the Corvus brachyrhynchos the  call sounds like, caw caw caw. I think they sound like they are laughing – when not giving that spooky scary haunted house on the horizon sound. I happen to be one of those people who enjoys the antics of crows and ravens. They are loud …

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Threads that bind us together. Last weekend, Mr. Cottage treated me to a trip to a few craft and thrift stores. Honestly it isn’t an easy undertaking and I’m really lucky that he is so patient with me. New embroidery thread. The colors make me swoon. I always lose the color codes, and end up …

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