Guest Post:  Tales from a Visiting Abuelo

Guest Post: Tales from a Visiting Abuelo

Thoughts held a few hours ago, elude me more often than I would care to admit, but there is one memory from fifty years ago that still lives as clear as ever.  It is of the azure water of the Caribbean Sea breaking over a black pebble beach, a...
Crawling With Life

Crawling With Life

“Katie, go back in the bedroom and shut the door.” These were my ill chosen words, a futile attempt to shield Katie from the serpent filled reality that we had just entered.  It’s not that I was necessarily scared of the snake that I was watching crawl through...
Working on the Water Again

Working on the Water Again

Life is good.  Life is very, very good.  Not only do we have our world bursting at the seams on the homestead, I’ve started a new adventure back on the salt this summer.  I’ve gotten my ASA sailing instructor credentials and have set a...
Planting For The Pigs Of 2035

Planting For The Pigs Of 2035

We are rich with natural resources here at the farm. It’s almost as if food falls from the sky. In the orchards it actually does fall from the sky for a few months in Autumn, sweet fruit that delights us as well as the goats and the chickens and the ducks....