Ah, farming. Anyone who grows even a backyard garden will tell you that it can be difficult, but I never really appreciated food until we bought a vineyard several years ago and I never dreamed we’d battle a farm fire.
How practicing yoga helped me stay calm during a month of waiting for my dog's surgery and biopsy results.
How I went from wanting to “off” my chickens for eating their own eggs to understanding greed, expectations, and inner peace.
The good news is that I'm still alive, but between the dogs and an escaped chicken, it was an interesting morning.
Recently we noticed that mice were getting into our chicken coop. Who can blame them? It's warm, dry, and there's always a stash of food. The first sign was the hole they chewed in our bag of pine shavings. We used to keep this bag in the coop, where we could easily reach in and … Continue reading Of Mice and Hens