Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

Making Progress in the Car Department

here's Jim hacking away at Mount Hatchtown…again!

Finally, we seem to be moving ahead with repairs to the car. It took a while for the insurance company to take a look at it because of yet another snow “event.” Living with one vehicle has been OK so far but the truck is so darn big in the parking lots in town. They’ve been shrinking        [….read more]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We were going to go out but it was one of those days. The reservations never got made so we’re going to have a pizza fest — 3 kinds — and a big salad. Today we took advantage of decent weather to get work done outside. Jim spent a bunch of time cleaning up in front of the barn doors. It’s an ongoing project to        [….read more]

Sheep Heads

Kelly's girls wonder, "Who are you?" They're very sweet.

Kelly C. very kindly agreed to show me how to make a 3D wool sheep head and we’ve been trying to get together for ages. Between sick kids, sick adults, snow/ice well…today we finally managed to get together! Betty S. came, too, and she made a natural colored angora goat head. I wonder whether she        [….read more]

CSA Fair

here I am at the CSA fair

This was a really cool statewide event that was organized with the help of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. There were venues spotted around all over the state and when I saw that there was going to be one very close by, I leaped at the chance to get involved. I packed up a bunch        [….read more]

Shrimp Season

We’ve been picking shrimp and freezing them. Maine shrimp are small but very sweet and tender. One of son’s friends gave us 8 pounds of already cleaned shrimp in trade for eggs. What a nice thing to have in our freezer and he’s loving the eggs. These yummy little guys make lovely scampi and chowder.