Monthly Archives: September 2014

Some downsides of chickens

So one thing to know about owning chickens, and I think this really applies to any livestock, is that there are constant downsides. From the outside looking in, the chickens seem like a great idea, and hey, they are, but … Continue reading

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It’s raining tomatoes!

The torrent of tomatoes is beginning! I picked only the most ripe ones today so they didn’t rot on the vine. They’re destined to be either dried or turned into spaghetti sauce or salsa. Lots of beans too, a few … Continue reading

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Last week’s produce

Some photos of food i’ve picked from the garden in the last week or two. We’ve harvested more but this is some of it. We’ve got a lot of tomatoes coming! Also, I found it this morning that the chickens … Continue reading

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Twinkle–flash fiction challenge

Doing this fiction challenge. Below is my 500-word submission. Enjoy!   Twinkle “I’d like to go to space,” Katarina told her friend Tomas, tentative but confident. She turned the phrase over in her mind, testing the shape of the words … Continue reading

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Today’s harvest

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