Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ghost Farms

Last week, T and I stopped to get some fruit from what we thought was a wild crabapple overhanging the road.  As we were picking, we looked up and realized that we were on the edge of an old orchard. … Continue reading

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Waking Up is Hard to Do

We’re starting to settle in to our new home in the Big Sandy Mush valley, near Leicester, NC.  We’re really enjoying having our own space and things again.  Sandy Mush is also one of the most beautiful places I have … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

T and I recently treated ourselves to a viewing of the new Christopher Nolan flick “Inception”.  The plot centers on a sci-fi technology that allows other people to inhabit, view, and influence one’s dreams.  The plot weaves in and out … Continue reading

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Gifts of Summer

The last several weeks have been a time of rapid change and rich harvest in the garden. Like much of the country in July, we’ve had intense heat, but fortunately here it has alternated with good soaking rains. Everything has … Continue reading

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