farm ramblings — life ramblings

community and tramp roaches......

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community and tramp roaches......

 

Our winter farmer’s market slows down quite a bit. The gift of this slower pace - and being in closer quarters indoors - is the chance to shoot the breeze with other vendors. There was a lot of sharing and a lot of joking. Once, a lone brussels sprout.......

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the farm, part three

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the farm, part three

  

We spent the first year camping and clearing brush on the new land. Watching the sun. Trying to find the perfect spot to build our future home. We walked the logging trail to the back of the lot, through the woods, where one of several rock walls remains......

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the farm, part two

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the farm, part two

 

In the spring of 2013, we landed back in Massachusetts on a little one-acre parcel in the suburbs. We were so excited to have so much space and quickly acquired chickens, bees, fruit trees, and a large garden.......

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the farm, part one

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the farm, part one

  

Some of you may have read this story on my old blog. It feels like both the final chapter of our old life and the first chapter of our new one. The last two years have felt like living in the space in-between two worlds. Liminal. Our old life gently fading away and the new one coming into view.....

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writing, again.....

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writing, again.....

  

Once upon a time, I sat down several times a week to record our days. Recipes, thoughts on parenting, creative pursuits. For almost a decade, I kept a blog called Gypsy Forest.......

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