Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
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seeing red…

…and orange…and a little green. Oh! and even some purpley black. I’m talking about tomatoes!

CSA tomatoes waiting for tasting

They’re everywhere right now. The end of our very short growing season is closing in fast. Everything that remotely looks as though it will be etible is being watched and then snatched from the plant at just the right moment.

Our CSA farm —        [….read more]

Rain,rain Go Away!

OK…enough is enough! I like a good rainy day from time to time. It gives you a reason to pause and take a breath before you get back to crazy “normal” life. But this is really awful. I just want to crawl into bed with a cuppa tea and a good book. But NO…we have to be out in it, move wet sheep, move fence        [….read more]

No Bugs!

I realized the other day why I was having so much fun outside…aside from the warm sunshine…NO BUGS! When we’re in full swing with lambs coming along at any time day or night along with all the added chores and I’m also getting ready for Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, I can’t spend alot of time playing around in the garden beds. I usually end        [….read more]

It Must Be Spring…

Yellow Daffies — a sure sign of Spring!

We’ve had some lovely weather and the outdoors has become a much nicer place to be…thank goodness! The sun feels so good and charges our batteries after that very long winter.

Jim has cleaned up most of the branches that came out of the trees during the numerous storms. Its still too mushy to use        [….read more]

Demolition!

Jim's having great fun up there!

I had no idea this would feel sooo good! Remember those holes in the ceiling I talked about a while back? They’re gone…Now there’s no ceiling at all!! So this is progress? Well, we’re a little closer to a new ceiling, right? Jim did the hard part. My jobs were keeping the fan blowing the dust out without        [….read more]