Reflections on January, 2018

pan rack steampunk bohemian, kitchen

Welcome 2018!

This year is going to be uber-progressive, I can just feel it. Each day and week are going to bring us that much closer to “done-ness,” that milestone that is right around the corner. Of course it is sunny and 65 outside right now and that always makes me feel positive and […]

Reflections on December, 2017

archway cob home farm

Solar power is in the pipeline!

The ground mount frame for the solar array is now secured in the ground. Each of the 12 posts are stabilized 6 feet underground with concrete. The lateral frame has been welded to the upright posts. The end caps are secured to keep wasps from making nests in them. […]

Reflections on September and October, 2017

alis paint over earthbag walls

Ah, the power of music! I’m going to let you in on a little October secret: if you are facing a tumultuous task, turn on some music. You won’t be disappointed. I have been nudging Aaron to get us a subscription to a music service for a long time. “It will motivate us to get […]

Reflections on June, 2017

boy in front of beans on trellis

It is the 30th day of June and I type this next to a window that frames a glorious rain which broke the pattern of heavy and hot humidity smothering us. The cool breeze, distant thunder, and soft drops of rain are the ultimate reprieve. Thank you, Mother Earth.

Our middle guy celebrated his third […]

Reflections on January, 2017

Snow at Home Farm

Consisting of a mixture of pseudo-spring days and bitter cold snowy ones, January has been quite an exciting month. In the beginning, the kids watched out the window for snow and we were all pleased that it actually came down and stuck to the ground. Oklahoma often gets forecasted […]