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The day I made a perfect poached egg ...

Everybody in my family can make perfect-looking poached eggs … everybody but me … until today — when I learned how to make them too! 57 more words


A Poem + keeping posted

Recently, I was challenged to write a poem and publish it here by Friday.  I’ve been dabbling in poetry since moving to Kauai, and dabbling is probably what it will remain.   307 more words


Hat or Badge?

Still with me on the “pouring-out-that-with-which-you-sustain-your-own-life-to-feed-the-hungry” thing from a few blogs ago?  Good.  Got another thought.  I’d say one more thought, but that would be risky.  461 more words


We rear good wool.

We are people who rear sheep as much for wool as for their meat.

There are records of sheep being reared in Devon as early as 800AD and back then it was all about the wool, keeping people who lived in simple structures warm and safe against the elements. 356 more words


Growing lambs

As we prepare for another season of winter lambs, I can’t help but reflect on my trip to sell healthy, full-grown spring lambs last week. It’s amazing that these animals turn our abundant – otherwise inedible to us – pastures into healthy meat for families like ours. 53 more words