Month: September 2014

Harvest Time Bounty

As fall magnifies its presence in our little neck of the mountains, my husband and I have been exploring the beauty and bounty of the season. We recently visited an organic farm apple orchard to pick apples for… Read More

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Exploring Their New Home – Miller Farm Friday

By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara We moved the chicks out into the chicken yard several weeks ago. We’ve gotten past the “gathering chicks” stage where they must be retrieved from under the coop each night and put… Read More

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Change – One Word Wednesday

In last Monday’s blog, I talked about the changing seasons. Winter gives way to spring, spring to summer; summer to fall and then we’re back to winter again. There’s something comforting in the constancy of seasonal changes. We… Read More

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Bye, bye Summer

Today is the Fall Equinox and signals the official end of summer. I know you thought Labor Day ushered out summer or the first day of school ended the carefree days of summer. Not so. Those are the traditional… Read More

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What Day is It? – Miller Farm Friday

By Guest Blogger Chicken Wrangler Sara We bought a new mattress last week. After 17 years we thought it was about time.  It was delivered on Saturday. Perhaps that explains my confusion. I slept fine on the new… Read More

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Beauty – One Word Wednesday

Edie Melson’s graphic of Thoreau’s quote about heaven under our feet fits perfectly with today’s word – Beauty. Recently my husband and I have been out and about traveling to farmer’s markets and orchards to buy fruits and vegetables to store for the coming… Read More

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An Unexpected (and Uninvited) Summer Visitor

This summer has been a revolving door of visitors at our house and we’ve loved it! We’ve seen folks we haven’t seen in thirty years and caught up. Plus we’ve gotten to spend time with family.  There has… Read More

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Chick Update – Miller Farm Friday

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara The chicks that hatched at the end of July are doing great. We started feeding them fermented chicken feed right from the beginning based on Rachel’s research, and we have had no… Read More

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Word-Magic – One Word Wednesday

Webster defines word-magic as magic involving the use of words in a manner determined by a belief that the very act of uttering a word summons or directly affects the person or thing that the word refers to…. Read More

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Harvest Moonlight and Spooning

Recently, I attended a stargazing gathering at the home of our local Night Sky expert, Darlene Danko, who writes a weekly column by that title for our local newspaper. It’s one of the first columns I read. Last week,… Read More

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