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There Is Always A New Idea

It drives my oldest crazy every-time I start a sentence with "So I want to do this...." and he knows that means we will be working all day on one of my farm projects. I suppose the correct method is to actually put in "real" fencing, around the entire field....but that isn't cheap, and it… Continue reading There Is Always A New Idea

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Local Adventures: The Whale Museum at Friday Harbor

The first time I visited The Whale Museum at Friday Harbor, on San Juan Island, I was 13. I was about to enter high school and my parents had a crazy notion to take a trip through the San Juan Islands in Washington State, to Canada and back. It was also my first time to… Continue reading Local Adventures: The Whale Museum at Friday Harbor

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Local Adventures: Jefferson Museum of Art & History

Since moving back to Whidbey island, I am getting to explore places I didn’t get to with my oldest son. We left the island when he was 5 years old, and we tended to drive straight to the mountains, off the ferry dock, rather than putz around an old Victorian sea town when we were… Continue reading Local Adventures: Jefferson Museum of Art & History

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October On The Homestead

October is one of my favorite months. It starts out warm, and then slowly slides into the coldness of winter. If there was one thing that October was on the homestead...it was creating a new deck out of the half of the old deck we saved. I have written about it, but I can say:… Continue reading October On The Homestead