As much as my disappearance might suggest otherwise, the homestead has not been buried in a Vermont winter. Well... it has, but not fatally. What has suffered most is my ability to do anything, but that is to be expected, it's just difficult to accept when I have so many dreams swirling and sparkling around… Continue reading Living With Winter
DISCLAIMER: This is an entire post about mowing. I am so sorry. This is the tale of a brave little lawnmower asked to tackle a job of ENORMOUS proportions. Or rather... an undertaking of moderate size and less than ideal conditions which probably don't fall under Chippy's job description. "Take this wee mower and mow… Continue reading The Monotonous Life Of Chippy (A Mower Subject To A Human’s Poor Decisions)
With much excitement I write to you from my new home! It has been a month (to the day!) since we closed and moved in, but we are finally settled and the building of our dream in this place we have landed has begun! As can be the nature of beginnings, our first projects have… Continue reading Let The Homesteading Begin!
Well, I must say I have done very poorly at my weekly blog posts lately. My apologies if anyone has been remotely affected by this, but I suspect it is likely only I who have noticed my absence. A philosophical thought for contemplation if I've ever heard one, feeling the absence of oneself. The explanation… Continue reading A Long Delay, Bursting At The Seams (A.K.A. Healthy Photography post #1)
As is often the case when I settle in to compose a blog post I had set my mind on a likely topic, but promptly found myself unable to find the words... for days. So I go with the flow. As I sit here now instead of my intended narrative about my month long journey… Continue reading When Magic Pervades My Thoughts
A new path has appeared beneath my feet. It's funny how they do that. Perhaps life has left you wandering without a path, it might be pleasurable, or you may feel lost, then a path appears before you embodying curiosity or salvation. Or maybe you are already on a path, but an unexpected turn off… Continue reading The Beginning of a Dream
Last Sunday morning I awoke at where I was house sitting to this peaceful, rural New Hampshire scene. It was impossible not to feel its serene effects, impossible not to be in awe of the dawn over one of natures magical changes of season. Even though the day before had been so stressful it felt… Continue reading The Magic Of Snow, One Sunday To The Next