Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Very Farmy Christmas

I love Christmas. The tree, the lights, cookies, and a little sanctioned over-indulgence. A dose of egg nog with a kick always makes it feel festive too. This year gift giving was practical and especially farm oriented. The thing is, … Continue reading

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Cheeky Little Pig

Pork cheeks have a special place for us as a wonderful food memory and because they are so very, very tasty. Some Context on Why We Love Them So Long before we married, and before we ever considered farming, or … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Sisyphus

Remember Sisyphus, that particularly nasty king of Corinth doomed to roll a boulder to the top of a hill for eternity in Hades? Each time he got close to the top the boulder would roll to the bottom and he … Continue reading

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