We’re Finally In

  We apologize for the lack of writing.  What can we say, we’ve been BUSY!  Our wonderful and amazing farmhouse and 40 acres was an estate sale.  For that reason, it had a few decades worth of legacy in the form of books, tools, trinkets, yard implements...

What If This Deal Falls Through?

We close on our new home tomorrow, and let me tell you how confident we are that the deal’s going to go down…We’ve paid in full for seven ducks and put a deposit down on three goats.  And not from the butcher shop. Kathleen, our current landlord,...

Land Ho!

  In sailing terminology “Ready About” is the command given before the skipper turns and tacks the sailboat.  In the coming week, Mark and I are doing exactly that.  We’re preparing to turn this boat towards land, and towards a new home....

The Homestead: Cross Your Fingers For Us

“We should check out this farm house on the outskirts of town.” “No way,” I said.  “It’s 40 acres.  It’s way too big, and for that price the house has to be a total rat trap.  It’s not even worth our time to drive out...