One Year In

The call of mating red-tails fills the air as they gracefully swoop and chase each other from pine to oak, back to pine, frolicking, circling, diving around the house and our woods. These are our red-tails, the pair that live amongst our trees, hunt in our pasture, and perch upon our newly placed fence posts. … Continue reading One Year In


I had just gotten in bed and was reading my book when I began to hear the odd popping noises. I lay there for a minute trying to decide what the noise was before deciding some idiot had gotten into a box of 4th of July fireworks. After a few more moments of getting upset … Continue reading Fire

Mapping out the farm

One of the things I've heard over and over again is that you should really spend a year on your property before you start making significant changes. Somehow I really doubt that we are going to make it that year, but I feel that the next best thing is to try to understand the property … Continue reading Mapping out the farm