Tag: sustainable

The How

The How is In the Plan. Read on! And comment! For a plan we must have an objective. 🌟My objective is to create a resource for people who want to develop a home that aligns with their concerns for the welfare of the planet… Continue Reading “The How”

RAIN – Pouring Rain in a Golden Morning

It rained yesterday afternoon and is still raining this morning. And after months in California the rain feels luxurious. Probably an inconvenience to the city people but joyous to us out here in the country. It has not rained since I returned to the… Continue Reading “RAIN – Pouring Rain in a Golden Morning”

The Why

So why am I writing a piece of work (that is presently a spreadsheet) to help our friends and online community and families “maximize minimalism to create resilient sustainable homes”. It will become a course you see. A pathway for ordinary people like us… Continue Reading “The Why”

TXIKI SAYS NO

TXIKI decided not to go with the herd when I moved the cows on the West Side into the pigs paddock, yesterday. She kept walking to the gate then turning tail and rushing back to the safety of the barn. All day she stayed… Continue Reading “TXIKI SAYS NO”

THE MUD COME’ITH

The rain has brought forth mud and growth. The good, the bad and the ugly. “Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud; …” Shakespeare

BAWLING

WEANING is one of the most poignant days on the farm. The babies are healthy and growing up, they are old enough to live on their own without their mother, things are going according to plan,  but OH the MISERY  – there is no… Continue Reading “BAWLING”

IN LIKE FLYNN

We backed the stock trailer up to the pig gate and Molly almost climbed right over the gate in her excitement to get in. We drove her to the West Barn where she leapt off the trailer and trotted with great enthusiasm down the… Continue Reading “IN LIKE FLYNN”

EGGS GALORE

The chickens are supplying us with at least three dozen eggs a day sometimes more. One dozen a day goes to the pigs and the others are sold.  Last week I sold fifteen dozen eggs. The pigs had a few less though. This week Jake… Continue Reading “EGGS GALORE”

WILDCARD GARDEN

By the end of Autumn John usually has the glass house planted and producing but this year there have been interruptions to some of the familial rhythms.  So I decided to take the bull by the horns and plant a wild card garden. 

SKUNKY BOO BOO

SKUNKY BOO BOO