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Little House in the Snowy Woods

Happy first day of winter! Here’s a memory from a few years back. I’m hoping for more of the same this year.

I am living in a snow globe.

Every handful of minutes, the wind visits the alders and maples and evergreens surrounding our house[...] read more


I’m wishing my chicks were still this little. A post from 2005.

Just on the other side of my window, beyond the sage curtains I hung recently, past the doubled reflection of gold and green and red and blue lights on our 10-foot tree, I see the[...] read more


The (Hobby) Farm in July

Here’s a snapshot of July from a few years ago …

“Well, life on the farm is kinda laid baaaaack!”

Really? Let’s see now. How has my week gone …

Two of our goats, Bambi and Jimmy, had a touch of something or other.[...] read more


Kip is a wild girl. She’s a cat on the run. She’s a frustrating mix of need and paranoia, of “touch me” and “don’t you dare.” As a kitten, she endured my petting, because she hadn’t yet discovered she[...] read more

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