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Rochester-bound & chicken moment of zen

Tweet(Zen can be found at the bottom of this post.)A couple of people have written to ask how our dog, the Creature With Fangs, is taken the arrival of the baby chickens. (The CWF is a large, neurotic German Shepherd.)We have not made the necessary introductions yet. There is a very good chance we never […]
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For the record?

TweetIt is snowing outside right now. No, I’m not kidding. This is why I haven’t transplanted my seedlings yet.
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Garden update

TweetWe are still about a month away from our last frost date, but I’ve gotten massive amounts of work done already.Without really thinking about it too much, my husband and I are edging closer and closer to a more or less sustainable lifestyle. I guess the goal is to produce as much of our own food […]
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Garden season starts and overseas books arrive

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Cue the National Geographic Music!

TweetSorry to have been so absent this week, friends. Beloved Husband had shoulder surgery and has needed some tending; mostly to make sure that he sort-of, kind-of follows doctor’s orders. I’m happy to report he is mending well.I’ll be posting two videos very soon: one will show examples of how I took historical fact and turned […]
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Vlogging about ideas, seeds, and squirrels

TweetI have many more tips about what to do with ideas (obviously!), but I didn’t think you wanted to watch a 15-hour video. Stay tuned here over the next couple of months or subscribe to my Youtube Channel.
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Snow does not the true gardener defeat & Orlando, FL – wth?

TweetYes, we’ve had snow every day for weeks and weeks. Yes, there are still several feet of it on the ground. But the farmers down the road have shoveled out their sugar shack which means it’s almost time to make maple syrup because the sap is rising. And the last frost date (third week of […]
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Harvesting

TweetI pulled most of the onions from the garden last night. Now they are "resting" (drying a bit) on a screen in the garage. Assuming I can figure out how to store them properly so they last through the winter, I am going to plant about ten time as many next year. They were totally maintainence free and […]
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WFMAD Day 29 – the challenges of color

TweetYesterday was a low energy day for me, perfect for a day spent running errands and doing the tedious and necessary things in life one must do. Bah. Now they’re over with.My reward was to make the best pesto I have ever made with basil from my garden and fresh garlic grown by a guy near […]
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A long weekend’s worth of links & deviled egg inquiry

TweetI am slowly transitioning from insane farmer woman back to being a writer who gardens a little. By the end of the weekend, the new vegetable plots should be finished, seedlings in, and seeds sown. And it’s a good thing because I am itching to get back to writing. All the travel and work stress […]
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