The Little Things Really ARE the Big Things

For the last week and a half, Martin and I have been in Colorado for a series of meetings and also for some lovely recreational time. I am so grateful for this, both for the change of scenery and the relaxation, and for the change in perspective that these new places...

For Love of the Earth

I often think of the intense love and respect the indigenous people have carried in their hearts. Those groups who have lived solely off of what they could hunt and gather, had a profound connection to all that lived in the environment that fed them. I remember...

Cute Chicks at TLC!

Ah, spring! I feel like I’ve been trying to muscle it into form with the intensity of my desire, but then suddenly, one day, it was fully here. The weather shifted; green, lots of it, popped up everywhere; Martin and I returned from a trip to find baby chicks...

Mini-Disasters

I just love our chickens. I have raised them from baby chicks and have had some of them for several years. This week we have lost 6 of them to possum attacks. We keep patching up under the coop, thinking we can keep them out but they find new weak spots to work their...

WE Inspire Each Other! One Woman’s Story.

Here’s what we heard from Paige Bradshaw, former WWOOFer (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms): I am currently serving in the Peace Corps in Madagascar as a secondary school English teacher in a large town in the central highlands. As I have been reflecting...