Category Archives: It’s Personal

Our lives on the farm and, rarely, off the farm.

Womxn’s March and me… it’s personal, and political, and vital

Hopeless. Helpless. Outnumbered. Unsafe. Frightened. These are emotions I have been struggling with since one of our Nation’s once respectable major political parties selected a self-proclaimed sexual assaulter, unstable, reality TV star to represent them for the highest office in the Nation. The emotions amplified after the electoral college made him the President-Elect. (He did not […]

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Womxn’s March and me… it’s personal, and political, and vital

Hopeless. Helpless. Outnumbered. Unsafe. Frightened. These are emotions I have been struggling with since one of our Nation’s once respectable major political parties selected a self-proclaimed sexual assaulter, unstable, reality TV star to represent them for the highest office in the … Continue reading

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New Year 2015 – Ready or not, here it comes!

The Winter Solstice has passed, promising a gentle walk toward Spring. Hanukkah has ended with the flicker of the lit candles and warmth of family. Christmas has passed leaving tons of wrapping paper and memories in its wake. The winter … Continue reading

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A day off on a farm?

If you’re a farmer, you probably clicked on this to see how one gets a day off on a farm. If you’re not a farmer, but know one personally, you’re probably waiting for the punchline. If you don’t know any … Continue reading

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Let people help?

It doesn’t seem like it should be a challenge to do that, but I am willing to bet I’m not the only one overwhelmed by this idea. A friend of mine sent me a link to a wonderful, inspiring Ted … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

(Bayview Farmers Market opens this Saturday, our first market of the season! We have been so busy on the farm preparing delicious cheeses and dairy products for you that I haven’t had time to blog. My dear friend and leader … Continue reading

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Intern(s) wanted… kind of.

We are looking for interns to share with a local produce farm. That much is true. BUT… We are looking for so much more. In my secret heart of hearts (well, not so secret now, it’s on the interweb), I … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve on a farm:

The year is almost over. Winter solstice has come and gone and days are getting longer once again. Our goats have been dry (not in milk) for a while and they are getting pudgy with the new lives forming inside … Continue reading

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Facebook reads your deleted comment?

This is some scary George Orwell kind of stuff: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/12/facebook_self_censorship_what_happens_to_the_posts_you_don_t_publish.html When I first read the article I nearly screamed. What a violation! All of my editing, keystrokes, comments, private messages I choose not to send are being retained anyway? As … Continue reading

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