Tag Archives: Country living

Stepping In It, the Country Way

I sit here in the little farmhouse amidst the renovations in the living room already finished. Beside my chair is the door that hides the furnace with it’s molding like the door, freshly painted glossy beige now topped with greasy smudges. … Continue reading

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A Job – NOT!

I didn’t want to jinx it, so I stopped blogging and kept my mouth shut. Last week, having found three exciting job posts to apply to I felt confident that: This could be the end of my long-run with unemployment. … Continue reading

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The Transformation

Just as I was leaving the house this morning I received an unexpected call from my son, Michael the chef. I had nothing planned for the day. I actually slept-in not waking until nearly 9:00 which is so unlike me. I had … Continue reading

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Harvest

Woo Hoo! Tonight we’re having potatoes and peas fresh from the garden!

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Tastefully Dressed

Dressing the salads this summer has become an expensive task as the mayonnaise price is now double what I am comfortable paying. I’m use to waiting for the sale and stocking up when the price falls to $2.50 but that amount … Continue reading

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Living and Learning on the Farm

Yesterday I left a glass of water out on the porch and this morning I found a large beetle in it struggling to survive. With 124 potato plants in the garden I was hoping it would be a while longer … Continue reading

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Images: Up Close in the Garden

I beat the rain planting cucumbers, broccoli, butterhead lettuce and then more peas, beets, and green beans. Matthew didn’t want to hear that I was planting more potatoes with 124 potato plants already growing. Yesterday, I started hilling the earliest … Continue reading

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