Red Dirt Farm and Studio

Small Farm Living Art, Photos and Stories

An earthquake, which is not typical for our area, rocked our little house a few years ago, weakening our cabinet structure and cracking walls.  Our old roof was leaking and water had seeped into the drywall, causing it to buckle and peel.  The worst part was mold was growing.  Last year when our beautiful new red …

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Snow is falling. I cooked a feast as though I was expecting an army.   Mr. Cottage carved the turkey, we gathered our little family together, we gave thanks and ate until our bellies could hold no more.

These are the days of autumn.  Forecasters in our area say that the leaf color this year will be somewhat lackluster. We turn the heat on at night and the AC on during the day – crazy.  Me, I’m holding on to the warm weather as long as I can and dancing in the gardens …

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Our Lucky is growing.  He is now practicing flying in the house. Soon we will have to make a difficult decision about his future.  What a wonderful thing it has been including him in our furry and feathered family.    

Food and dirty dishes. Cooking, eating, growing my own herbs these passions collide into a beautiful thing. When there is a dishwasher in the house.   We have been without a dishwasher for almost a year.  It was broken beyond repair, and the funds weren’t there to replace it and or there were other financial …

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Kim of Red Dirt Farm and Studio

I eat too many potatoes, that is why my rear end is the size of Texas.  Yesterday while I was in the grocery store the clouds parted, a stream of brilliant light shone down and angels began to sing.  There – right there –  in front of me was a bin of colossal football sized potatoes, stocked …

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