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How It All Began

My dad was raised on a farm in the Eastern Cape, just outside Grahamstown, and spent a short part of his early adulthood farming… He went into the corporate mining world, but you know the saying that goes something like this… “you can take the farmer off the farm but you can’t take the farm out of the farmer”. 434 more words


Bigger Digs

The chickens are out of the brooder and into the coop! They seemed pretty happy with all the new space, if a little bit confused over the unfamiliar surroundings. 72 more words


Let's Move

When they started out in the brooder five weeks ago, our chicks had plenty of room. They are now getting a little testy with each other over their lack of space. 162 more words


A bigger palace for the girls!

I spent most of the day extending the chicken run. It’s a metre longer, 10cms wider and now has a sliding gate rather than the swinging gate that was using a lot room to open. 80 more words


Dearest Blog: April 17, 2018

Today has been very chaotic and an anxiety filled day. Last week, my yoga instructor informed class that she would be temporarily leaving GA until June. 209 more words

Dearest Blog

Disaster Recovery

Deep breaths, aaaaaand begin again. I rolled around in my thoughts for a full 24 hours. I was really anxious because this was supposed to be cheap, and now it would cost money. 549 more words

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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural

Author: Patricia C. McKissack (black and white illustrations by Brian Pinkney)

The Plot: Ten Southern ghost stories that McKissack’s family used to tell in the twilight hour before nightfall–the dark-thirty. 187 more words