I am still coming to terms with leaving this slice of land, this open space where dogs and cats run free, this sky of shimmering immensity, this quietude of birds and breeze, this rolling valley of gardens and trees… we planted, we created, we imagined, experimented, designed, explored, replanted, built, grew (literally) a business, harvested, photographed and […]
I am still very much so a morning person. However, the moon and night skies have recently been alarmingly impressive and consistently expansive. Real night-time observers will note that nothing has changed in the sky – and it’s rather my perception that has altered. Nights are earlier as the days are shortened. This gives me […]
In this yogurt container grows a future magical forest. Each acorn was etched with unicorn horn by the unicorn himself. Sometimes though the engraved designs were a little juvenile, akin to what you might see in bathroom stalls, but still very magical and very powerful. [singlepic id=389 w=400 h= float=] (Click the image for a […]
We’ve been having a few days of freezing fog lately. Makes for some neat photos. Make sure you click the 4 corner button near the bottom right to view full screen — looks better that way. If the above slideshow doesn’t work for you (mom), these same pictures can be found on our flickr site.
Anne has been acquiring trees like she is on a mission. It’s a good mission and one that I am certain will pay off in the future. Even now the small trees add structure and levels to an otherwise empty stretch of lawn. [singlepic=135,320,240] Lately, the tree of choice has either been Maple or Crab […]
When we were thinking of all the plans we might have for living out in the country, self-sustaining, gardening, etc, one of the givens was we would be growing fruit. And lots of it. Our first year, we ordered and planted over a dozen bare-root fruit trees and most of those did survive the winter. […]