Category: Photography

PLASTIC FREE CHRISTMAS

How to prepare for a Plastic Free Christmas! By the way kids hate wooden toys except wooden trains or those wooden bees we have in New Zealand but there are only so many wooden trains a person can give and the wooden bees are…

ALTERNATING UNIVERSES

When I went to bed last night it was 4F (minus 15 celcius) – now, I know for you people up in the mountains to the north this is not too cold but for me here on the plains of Illinois this is bloody…

IT’S THE DARK

I have reached the time of the year when I leave for work in the dark and come back to the farm in the dark. Horrors!

6is5is6 OR IS IT 5is6is5

I think Daylight Saving is Barbaric!

GOODBYE HALLOWEEN

Hullo PUMPKINS! ( sorry for the spelling mistake! I fixed it). A lovely local town donated all their Halloween pumpkins to us! Twenty something of them. And the pigs could not be happier! I am going up to Chicago at Thanksgiving. I want to…

TWO POINTS OF VIEW

Looking West. Then walking West and looking back to the East. Watching the wheat grow. It feels like our house is on an enormous emerging lawn. As my plan to be the Little Red Hen takes root. Autumn is here I think. For the…

SEE THE LITTLE LOAF?

That’s because I put half a cup of sifted buckwheat in there. Everything else was the same. All Glenn. It is a cow pat! Amazing how buckwheat affects the rise of a loaf. Tasty though! For a cowpat! Not pretty. Above is my kitchen…

RAGGLE TAGGLE

This old rooster. He is positively ancient. He is so scrawny that he is able to hide from the big young roosters, keeping out of trouble. Mainly though he just hangs out in the feed shed tucked in behind the bags. In fact he…

FALLING DOWN

It has been windy these last few days which has reminded us of how wind free this summer was. However while I was at work there must have been one really strong wind – here they call it a Flat Wind. Whatever it was,…

SLEEPY SHEILA

But that was as close as I got before she saw me.