Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tools Go Stabby Side DOWN

Night before last, I was in the garden setting up the sprinkler. I am somewhat obsessed with sprinkler efficiency – moving it as few times as possible to [..]

Injuries, Off-Topic ,

My Grown-Up Girls

There are definitely two different girls laying now, though somewhat inconsistently. Some days we get two eggs, some days one, and on others there are none to be [..]


A Visit from Heather

My long-lost wonderful friend Heather decided to visit from the Chicago area yesterday, and boy howdy did we ever have a full day. Apart from catching up on [..]

Canning, Community, Food, From the Garden, Gardening, Planning

Continuing the Journey of Rediscovering Simplicity

In addition to the milk in our delivery yesterday, I had requested a soft cheese-making kit. We have a bit of an overstock of milk currently, and I [..]

Cow Share, Food, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian , ,

The Big News Around the Homestead

Word on the street is, Chickenhead is laying eggs. The street is right! She’s been laying them daily for three days – on the seat of her mom’s [..]

Chickens, Eggs, Housing