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Arnold Churgin Shoes

What does a rancher know about handmade shoes? Ask Lorraine.

My friend Lorraine is what one of her daughters calls a “shopping enabler”. “Look at these $400.00 boots mom MADE me buy, says Michelle.” Uh-hu. 514 more words

Nature

Rural living traffic chaos

I walked to the corner and met D, a widow in her 70’s┬áminding her garden. She offers us her apples, by the way, which are mainly cookers. 511 more words

Creative Writing

The Arrival of the Woolie Worms

A quiet Labor Day here on the Farm. The big travel homes were driving down out of the mountains in herds today. As they came rolling through Sweet Home, I thought, the last of the vacation crowd and campers for the Summer. 190 more words

How I spent Labour Day

This is one of my favourite pieces from my genealogy collection – my grandfather’s composition book. I’ve shared this particular essay numerous times in the past, but this is the first time on this blog. 275 more words

Genealogy

Patterned Town and Country Landscape Tea Towels by VisuaLingual

Here at VisuaLingual, we’re best known for our seed bombs and garden kits, but we’re constantly developing other products about places. These brand-new screenprinted tea towels depict landscapes as patterns made up of simple geometric building blocks. 52 more words

Urban Life

A Sleepy Farm Afternoon

This was a day of rest here on the Farm. Some down time for the body is sorely needed. Other than being tuckered out, the day has been quite beautiful. 230 more words

Let's cultivate !

Today was a great chance to visit a local organic farm as it held an Open Day.

“Transition Turriefield” as it’s called, is a community food project on the west Mainland of Shetland. 499 more words

Farm