the shark and the leprechaun

we spent st. patrick’s day with our local adopted family for corned beef and cabbage and cheesecake and fun. quinn looked like quite the leprechaun, especially once he had matched his shirt and hat with a green punch mustache.

today i took the leprechaun to the beach on our way into town, and flew his . . . → Read More: the shark and the leprechaun

around the farm ~ easter basket wheat grass

(easter 2011 wheatgrass, half-grown)

the wheatgrass easter basket idea has made the blog rounds for years and i don’t know whose original idea it was or i’d give credit. we are a week into our easter grass growth for 2013, but believe me, there is still plenty of time if you want . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ easter basket wheat grass

around the farm

enjoy the quiet today.

other posts you may enjoy:a month of unschool~this moment~the big apple~thankful thursday~ warmth, choke slams, baseball and apple . . . → Read More: around the farm

~this moment~

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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~this moment~ green

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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earth as schooner ~ a permaculture analogy

in my personal unschooling adventure, as in, my own studies on what is most salient to me right now, i have been absolutely smitten with permaculture. i’m immersed in the literature currently, have joined a permie internet forum, and have been networking with people locally who have used the p word within earshot of me. . . . → Read More: earth as schooner ~ a permaculture analogy

hippie glop gourmet ~ soup stock from veggie scraps

you won’t catch me posting complex recipes or really pretty pictures of daintily garnished food much around here, because in the kitchen, i am a pragmatic kinda gal. often quinn and i catch meals in a fairly haphazard manner, frequently in the car on the way to our next activity, so we often eat easily . . . → Read More: hippie glop gourmet ~ soup stock from veggie scraps

hey local friends ~ connecting to local foods

just want to give a little shout out love for an event i think is going to be great. it’s this weekend. it’s called “feast” and it’s all about making connections in our local community. quinn and i are big locavores, involved in consumer-supported agriculture (csa), community garden, farmer’s market, buying local seafood from local . . . → Read More: hey local friends ~ connecting to local foods

seedy weekend

i’m sure we’re not the only ones who spent the weekend looking forward to spring, and putting that hopeful energy to good use by poking little seeds into little pots of soil.

we use a variety of little seedling pots, including nursery flats that have seen many reuses and will probably see many . . . → Read More: seedy weekend

picking up the pieces

overwhelmed both by his stumble into cold water and the state of the beach

on the bright side, there's always a piece of rope handy when you need one… . . . → Read More: picking up the pieces