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The Burning Issue

The banning of cattle grazing within the High Country is probably one of the most controversial decisions that the Victorian Government has ever made. It has been argued about for many years and will still be fought over for many more to come. 753 more words

Country Life

My Vegetarian Oath to You

Butler spears a thick slab of pork chop from the dish my mother prepared and sets it enthusiastically on his plate.  I may be a vegetarian, but he assuredly is NOT. 212 more words



Henry is our new Cuckoo Marans rooster. He is the about the same age as our girl chickens.  Henry is occupying the coop that has been the Little Girls’ Coop. 214 more words

Country Life


Windows are such a metaphor

for seeing clearly,

or not…

for looking out

or in –

the past,

the present,

all condense

in the mist… 13 more words

Country Life

All Creatures Great and Unrecognizable

Driving home yesterday I was involuntarily stopped short in order to rub my eyes.

There was a gathering of grazing critters.

This in itself is not unusual when you live in the country. 124 more words


Local Thanksgiving Supplies, a Big Cider "Carboy" Sale, and Hard Cider Home Delivery.

HI, FARMIES!  Just a quick reminder that the farm stand is OPEN.  We are committed to being your eleventh-hour source of farm-fresh holiday victuals.  To wit: apples, sprouts, cider, and squash. 291 more words

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Juliet and Romeo

Leafy Hole

Soft White

Yellow Bud