Oh, the life I lead now! Lots of food! I live in a life of frugal plenty. Which reminded me of a story: When I was a young solo mum with too many children and not enough money; I stole toilet paper. TOILET PAPER!!!… Continue Reading “GREEN SOUP AND RED FIFE BAGUETTES”
They harvested! The next morning they spread the matured chicken manure. (And yes it stunk!). Then there was a shallow tilling to mix it in. Then they planted. Through the night. The planter wheezed and sorrowfully rolled, like an anxious shoemaker’s elf, through the… Continue Reading “The Wheat Is In The Ground!”
Pictures for you! Today I am going to be outside pruning all the branches that are covering my windows. They are great in the summer for keeping the heat out but I want warm sun shining into the room for the winter to help… Continue Reading “Farm Daze”
As you might know by now, a couple of days after I wrote my open Dear Jacinda letter to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, the travel discussion went to chambers. And lo and behold the dates, for New Zealand citizens to be allowed… Continue Reading “On the road again. Soon.”
Here is my 24 seconds. Actually 29. But there you are – an extra few seconds to see the crunchy frost on the deck. 27F/2C. Sunny. Sunday. It is So Long since I posted a recipe. And I have been working on these rolls… Continue Reading “24 seconds out my front door and a recipe.”
I am having one of those days when I feel almost horizontal with quiet. Or at least I begin by being quiet / but you know how that goes. Do you remember these, Diane? It is all about the chooks and their chicks and… Continue Reading “One of those quiet days?”
Although the flood waters have receded the ground is so wet that every morning the dew is heavy and the sun rises into misty wet air. The humidity is saturating. We have not had a full hot drying sunny day in weeks. The clouds… Continue Reading “The Damp”
The hogs down the back are getting big.
Of both my worlds. A little of both my worlds. Don’t we all live with our feet in more than one camp – that is life right?
I often find things when I examine images in the morning as I prepare them for publication. I think that is a jacket? On the post behind the peacock. I know exactly where my one work jacket is so it must be the woodcutters!