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Farmer Midnight

Non-stop. That perfectly describes my last two weeks since we started our seedlings in the greenhouse. Bongi (my chore buddy) and I have been constantly watching, watering, and worrying over them like the needy infants they are. And because the entire farm is literally captive in a 30’ x  72’ tropical bubble, caring for those thousands of soon-to-be plants is priority number one around here. This means we’ve been left to squeeze everything else – animal chores and personal life – into the scraps of time in between pilgrimages to... Read the Rest →

 

Daylight Distraction Time

The tiny place in my brain where language is stored has been depleted of its weekly allotment of words.  I burned through them this week filling in first twelve pages of our business plan.  The few words that remain are inaccessible because at six o’clock in the evening, it’s still bright and beautiful outside.  Daylight savings time is here, which always leaves me a bit giddy and excited.  But now that the movement of the earth and sun governs so much of my schedule, I think my inner farmer is... Read the Rest →

 

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