On Age

I long for the energy that comes with youth – even the sturdy utility of middle age. My nights are clouded by the dreams of vitality, productivity, by the joys of a life active.   Daylight falls and with it the pointed realization that last nights dreams will not be today’s accomplishments or even this week,…Read More

Three Years in the Making

What was once a novelty, is now the day to day life. The videos of families chasing chickens, or tilling their garden which were once a dream, are now the daily reflection – what once was inspiration is now education. What initially was a season on the farm has become seasons on the farm. Like…Read More


It was a week of firsts. The first 70 degree days of 2019, the first ground being turned over for 2019, and the first tick of 2019. Our first work with an assistant. First things first – We brought in some help, and were able to get shelves in the Flower Shop. The Farmers Wife…Read More

A Season on the Farm, January

What a roller coaster this first month has been.  As many of you know, I’ve been through a number of changes over the last several months, culminating in my full time move to being a farmer.  Lots of things that I would do differently, lots of things that worked out much better than I would…Read More

Can you Feel It?

A few weeks ago we were putting Tulips, Daffodils and Irises in the ground.  The feeling of the dirt between your fingers, the occasional worm and unfortunately too often rocks, felt good.  The funny thing about growing up, is we stop playing in the mud, and we don’t get our hands dirty. Take a look…Read More