Monthly Archives: July 2011

The real deal on being self-sufficient on a One Acre Homestead

The latest Mother Earth News  grabbed my attention last night: “Start a self-sufficient One Acre Homestead” the cover proclaimed: I bought it, because I’ve had an interest in growing as much of our own food as I can the past … Continue reading

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My favorite Summertime sound

There’s a little wren family that has made its nest under the steps  to our 2nd floor balcony this year. I love hearing her happy twitter.  Last weekend , I heard a chorus of little wren voices coming from under … Continue reading

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Tell Me I’m Special

One of  my mom’s Winter Onions I took them because I didn’t want to be rude. Stuck them  in an out-of-the-way place amidst the ferns, blue bells, and bleeding hearts. Probably not the best location for onions.. Going through their … Continue reading

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