Category Archives: health


Though it was in the 70’s well into Dec, I now  know that winter is officially here the for the following reasons: I have to cover my veggies at night, I have to put on a coat to drop my … Continue reading

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Yes I Can!

Or eventually I will any way… OK, whenever I don’t know how to do something (and I’m a bit intimidated by it), the first thing I do is read about it. Read. Read. Read. This does several things to benefit … Continue reading

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Where the wild things are

So apparently when you go out of town for two weeks in the middle of the summer and neglect your garden you come back to this… There are squash, gourds,  tomatoes, melons, and beans climbing all over the beds, lawn, and trees. … Continue reading

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What’s for lunch?

Today I was out working in the garden weeding, watering, and staking plants when I had a revelation. I can eat this stuff. Stupid I know, but I’ve been caring for seedlings and building garden beds, planning, planting, and growing … Continue reading

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Storing the feast

So much garlic, so little time I’ve found the hardest part of learning to garden has been knowing what to do with the food. This is a big learning curve for me. I admit it. As a kid my parents … Continue reading

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4 minutes

I am grading today and, though I know my students are lovely and patient people, I know they want their grades ASAP because they have MORE due for me in basically no time at all. So, I’ve got those to … Continue reading

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Homestead Planning

I’ve never shared my homestead plans for the year I realized. Oops. Here’s the abbreviated list of what’s taking place in the next couple months. I’m excited to see it all come together and will share information and photos along … Continue reading

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