Around the Farm, Backyard Style

When we were preparing to move cross-country last summer, I was feeling a bit bummed out that it meant I wouldn't be planting a garden at our house, after all.  I had grand, albeit imaginary, plans of installing raised beds alongside our driveway, the only spot on the property that received a good amount of … Continue reading Around the Farm, Backyard Style

Summer Weekending

I have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of summer in Oregon for about two months now.  It was this warm promise that got me through the cold, wet days of winter and spring; I needed a dream that these things were only temporary, that the flowers would bloom and my skin would feel the warmth … Continue reading Summer Weekending

Summer Lovin’

This summer I am loving: picking strawberries and raspberries while dinner cooks on the grill eating berries right off the bush with PB after dinner hanging laundry out to dry asking for (and receiving) help discovering sleepy kitties in the raspberry patch daydreaming in the hammock using homemade compost in the garden meeting new mama … Continue reading Summer Lovin’