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My Book: Modern Homestead

My Book: Modern Homestead

I am very excited to share the news that I wrote a book that will be released shortly! The book is called Modern Homestead: Grow, Raise, Create. The book is designed to give readers everything they need to know to get their homesteads up and running or expand their current homesteading horizon with new, fun...
Marking the Solstice

Marking the Solstice

Today is the winter solstice which marks the beginning of winter, the darkest day of the year and the hope of lighter days ahead. I am celebrating the solstice with some quiet time today. I’ll stretch myself in yoga, take some long walks and inhale the cold, crisp air. The pets are celebrating the solstice...

Returning My Key

This weekend was long, relaxing and wonderful – with one exception. Sunday was my last day as a member of Radius Studio, the ceramics studio I have been a partner at for the last four years. It was in the back of my mind all weekend, the dread of moving my stuff out of the...

Muddy days are here again!

Radius Studio has now become Radius Community Art Studio, and I just can’t wait to get in there and start throwing clay again! The studio announced this past summer they were moving locations, and I had finally decided to bow out as a studio partner. Instead I planned to buy my own wheel and convert...

Back to Business

Okay, back to gardening business… Has anyone else given up for the season? It started pouring today in Portland and I have pretty much thrown in the towel at this point. Aphids larvae is crawling all over my nasturtium. I chopped all the swiss chard off to the ground. The chicken coop door is wide...