Tag: women

Fencing (and not the fun kind)

Today we are going to begin fencing in one of the wet hay fields so I can put the cows out there.  The ground out there is seldom totally dry. We have a few days of seriously hard labour ahead of us.  Fencing then…

Peas

Peas! We have begun to pick peas from the seeds that Inaki sowed in the early spring.   Fresh pea pods  are wonderful eaten right from the plant. “The more you pick the more they grow”, I said to Kevin who is Head Gardener…

From A little Mermaid

Because there has been so much more rain. I feel like I am swimming through the days. Yesterday it simply poured almost all day. Again. The rain carried dread with it. We wish for rain, but too much of anything carries its own punishment….

A letter for my sister

My mother died when I was a young Mum, very young actually, I was in my early 20’s with four children already. Then a baby girl later, who never met her Nan.  But we all know that. What we forget is that Mum was the…