Monthly Archives: October 2013

Nature loves a mess

Nature loves untidiness. On this farm that we acquired we were awed on our first clean-up weekend, over Labor Day, by how nearly nature had taken over. When weeds are three feet high, when water collects in a roadside ditch … Continue reading

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The work begins

We had our first work party at the farm over the Labor Day weekend. It took a little getting used to to even be on the place that had been out of the family so long. The “look around” on … Continue reading

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Some years later

When Mom and Dad sold the family farm in 1991 and moved to town I was okay with that. The farm, with its eleven old buildings, including two houses and a large old hay barn, represented a load of maintenance … Continue reading

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