children, garden, Uncategorized

homegrown 2018

"Greens green and nothing but green! Parsley, peppers, cabbages, and celery. asparagus and watercress and fiddlefern and lettuce."    This past week I've been dancing around singing this song as my mantra like the witch from Into The Woods as I've watched my garden slowly, turning from flat, brown, earth to little green bumps of… Continue reading homegrown 2018

askew thinking, children, Uncategorized

Kids These Days: why is life so hard?

tl;dr: my kids don't eat veggies, and it's all my fault because they each have an ipad. I'm gonna start off on a nostalgic foot here, so strap onyour Doc Marten sandals, chunky, bright-white soled Sketchers, Nike-Airs, Keds, Jellies or  Converse All-Stars (or whatever off brand the discount shoe store had on sale that month),… Continue reading Kids These Days: why is life so hard?

animals, Uncategorized, video

The Great Pig Chase

"WHAT DO YOU MEAN A PIG?!" I shouted at my husband as he shoved his foot into his running shoe, tore off across the lawn and hurdled himself over the barbed wire fence and into the empty pasture that separated our home from the busy interstate.  I grabbed my phone and flicked on the video as… Continue reading The Great Pig Chase

building, garden, pinterest, Uncategorized, video

the seed

You know  that feeling when it's mid winter, and you are craving a garden fresh cucumber? You get all excited and look out the frosted window towards the spot where your garden is, or will be come spring, and then get slapped in the face with reality. You don't have any cucumbers growing, because it's… Continue reading the seed