It was the fall of 1967

Over the summer Procol Harum released their hit song "A Whiter Shade of Pale". As an 11-year old aspiring rock keyboardist, I was taken...

Our Field Experiment

This spring Paul challenged me to grow a field of sunflowers. It was a hectic spring and I was doubtful that I'd get anything...

Chasing Rainbows

Lots of spring showers and warm temperatures have brought forth beautiful flowers. The homestead is blossoming. We are so lucky to be...

Growing Beauty & Produce

I know it's been a while since my last post. Let's just say that May is always busy with lots of activities that get in the way of my...

AI on the Farm? E-I-E-IO

Why would a city-tech-boy want to live a rural lifestyle? Well, farmers and independent workers have a lot in common.

iWorkers and AiWorkers

iWorkers and AiWorkers I was told that a computer was going to replace me. Or was it a monkey? No, it was a computer, I remember.

Enjoying the Chaos

Sometimes life gets busy and we only have time to take a snapshot of what's going on before we move on to the next thing. April and May...

The Right Tools

Remember the other day when I said the right tools make the job easier. Yup. I meant it! During this fencing project we've used all kinds...

Spring Projects

One of the great things about the end of winter is that I get to start on my list of projects to do when the snow melts. You may not know...

The Colors of a Farm

When you think of a farm, it's inevitable that you picture a red barn, tall golden grass fields, and a white farmhouse. And that pretty...

Sunshine and Silliness

Cadence, Coda, and Cisco are loving the warmth of the sun this beautiful March morning. And it seemed like a good time to try out the...

Preparing for Princesses

Our first year here, we jumped right in to the farm-life by procuring 10 laying chickens and 6 ducks. Katie was insistent that we name...

The Story of the Flag

When we arrived here in 2014, the old barn was screaming for some loving. The 130+ year old structure was amazing: strong, solid,...

Brotherly Love

Coda and Cisco have a true love/hate relationship. Most of the time the big white horse finds the little gray donkey an annoying pest who...

Launching

This year marks our fifth on the farm. And as a way of celebrating we are launching our online presence with a full out social media...

Growing Beauty

Last year we put a lot of effort into the front patio garden. The goal was to create an English cottage garden with perennials that could...

Wishlist Travels

These places are on my travel bucket-list. Some places deserve to be visited more than once. Santorini