Tag: pigs

SHEILA

This has got to be my favourite photo of Sheila ever. 

WORKING TOWARDS SPRING

Believe it or not there are signs that the seasons are changing. Slowly – slowly. The icy muck tells us that the struggle between winter and summer has begun. 

AUNTY’S RICE SALAD

AUNTY’S BROWN RICE SALAD A great salad – the trick to this salad is adding the soy sauce and onions to the hot brown rice and letting them steam and soak and cool together. My sister first introduced this to me at New Years…

CROOKED BOTTOM

I had a chicken catcher visit yesterday. A young man who spent a couple of hours sneaking up on the runaway chickens catching them and returning them to the chicken coop. So to date there is only one (or maybe two) still wandering about…

SICK PIG

This winter has been up and down and up and down in temperatures. And the varuation is so vast that the animals no sooner get used to hunkering down than it is warm again then cold again. Well, one of the three little pigs…

FOG. RAIN. SNOW.

Yesterday the fog hung thick. Blanketing the earth for the whole day. Usually, a fog will lift in the late morning but yesterday we shoved through the sodden visible air for the whole day. 

PINK

PINK is such a hard sounding word for such a soft light. Pink is clipped and final in its execution. Dusky is a better word.  Though dusky has more gray in it. 

FROSTBITE

Foccaccia. Too thin, too crispy and too delicious.  I am making more today to take over to Jake’s – we are having a meeting about this new year. 

FIFTEEN MINUTES

Fifteen minutes of extra day light may not seem like a lot but at the end of yesterday it was just enough to finish everything up in daylight with time left over for the dogs and I to walk around the perimeter.

MEANWHILE …

Back at the Farm.