Archive for February, 2010

We made it

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Wow, that was some doozy of a storm! For those of you who might not know, we had some big ole-record-breaking snowfall around these parts last night. About 28 inches, and 10 more forecast for tonight, with 40-mile-an-hour winds. Drifts topping our chain link fence, burying our grill and patio tables with ridiculously over-puffed muffin-hats […]


Friday, February 5th, 2010

Well, I did it anyway. I cleared a 10’x30′ path for the trucks to gain access to the mini-farm from the North road. Blowing snow, 3″ of snow on the ground, soaked-through jeans, a single handsaw, and an hour and a half’s work. No headache anymore at least (thank God for excedrin). Most of the […]

Some pictures, finally

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Here’s a glance at our future mini-farm. Remember back when I posted these satellite pics? Well, the measurements and area calculations are ALL WRONG, so pay no attention to those. But the lines and the shape of the future farm is roughly correct. Except smaller – I don’t know where I got those area calculations, […]


Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Today was a good day to go spend a morning at Whole Foods. I had wanted to go tomorrow with a good friend of mine, but because of wicked snows in the forecast for tomorrow, decided there’s no time like the present. Also I was inexplicably grumpy and there’s nothing like gorgeous displays of fancy […]

It’s really happening

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

I am so excited. And nervous. I feel like I’m once again waiting for my due date to roll around. And in some respects my anticipation is due to birth: well, re-birth, renewal, new beginnings…  it’s all about Spring this time. I had thought that after moving into this house I’d have to wait at […]