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The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters

Bandelier National Monument is a fantastically beautiful place (especially on a weekday in spring when there are not a trillion people mulling about) and has been "calling" me back for the past couple of years.  We finally made the short drive yesterday (the beauty of following the public schools calendar it that, when they are closed, I get to take…

Finding hope in chicken poop

How the heck do you find hope in chicken poop?!?! A few years ago I read the book Harvest For Hope by Jane Goodall and went back and forth between feeling very overwhelmed by all of the madness we have created and feeling very empowered and quite capable of making changes in my day to day life to help our…
Spring has officially arrived!!!

Spring has officially arrived!!!

With spring officially upon us I find myself remembering how many hours of hard, dirty work it takes to get the yard ready for planting!  All winter long, while I'm warm and cozy, hibernating and stuck inside, I fantasize about being in the yard with the sun on my back and the warm soil at my fingertips.  I forget, however,…
Spring(ing) Forward

Spring(ing) Forward

With the time change (and my body's inability to figure out when to sleep and when to wake) also comes more light and Spring being (officially) in view!  HooRay!!!Last weekend we did a little spring cleaning and prepping...and I'm just writing about it now because it was all quite exhausting and I ran out of time!We (meaning Kim AKA Tool…
Saving and buying and trading and planning and planting…Oh my!!!

Saving and buying and trading and planning and planting…Oh my!!!

I have finally completed my list of seeds...What I have and what I want.  While I have not begun planting yet...I plan on starting the babies inside next weekend...I definitely have (almost) Spring Fever!!!  Here are all of the seeds that will go into the ground this year somewhere in our yard!  Some were saved from last years harvest, some…