Category Archives: Farms

Signs of Autumn

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Phenology is the study of the cycles of life in animals and plants – new leaves in spring, leaves falling in the fall, animals shedding winter coats, etc. We have similar cycles around here, but they might not be the … Continue reading

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Hurrah for New Farmers!

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I always cheer when I read of people entering rather than leaving farming. I feel strongly that in the long run, our nation will be better fed and more likely to survive the vagaries of weather, fire, pollution and other … Continue reading

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Lather, Wash, Rinse, Repeat

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If there’s a never-ending story around my house, it’s about the laundry. Chapter 1: I live on a ranch. We work outside in all sorts of weather, and we get more than a little sweaty — winter and summer. Chapter … Continue reading

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