Autumnal settling in…

Today is our first Saturday off since April. We didn’t set the alarm, slept late, had a big sausage bagel (Pork N Greens sausage if you’re curious) and steaming coffee (locally roasted in Broken Arrow) for breakfast. All the while Tess the Wonder Dog went back and forth between us and beat a wild tattoo…

Sweet Days of Summer

Ahh the Sweet Days of Summer have arrived here on the farm. I love being able to walk outside and breathe and not have the desire to rush back inside where the AC is cranking away.  Last week I caught this little lady spinning a lovely web over by the woodpile. If you’re not up…

I've got it bad.

I fight being sick with everything I’ve got, but I have to finally admit – I’m sick. Last Wednesday it began with difficulty breathing, a little asthma, and my voice was horse. I didn’t feel bad, just not great. By Saturday I was coughing and my voice was quite horse even at a whisper. It’s…

Walking in the Soup Bowl

Early in the years of which I’ve known this farm I discovered that the fog settles into the North Pasture before it creeps elsewhere onto the farm. The damp air will be so thick that you can’t see into it. The phrase – thick as pea soup comes to mind, although in my mind it’s…