Author Archives: Zanna

Garlic Scented Moving Boxes

Growing and curing garlic was a first for me this year. I don’t really count the time I tried to grow garlic in the sandy, depleted soil we had in our yard in New Mexico.  I think I may have … Continue reading

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Rooster Finds His Voice

Remember these guys? Well, here they are now: We’ve been having a lot of fun watching our little flock of chickens mature this summer.  For a long while, even after they reached full size and plumage, the birds still made … Continue reading

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Chapter 3 – A New Hope

Those of you who have been following along from the beginning will have heard us refer to our recent transitions as “phases” of the master plan.  Phase 1 was leaving our jobs in New Mexico and moving to Western North … Continue reading

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Morning Drama

Lots happening…too busy to write much these days.  Hope to have some good news to share soon on the farm-hunting project, but I don’t want to jinx it.  Till then, I wanted to share a few fun photos:  

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One Ridge, Four Seasons

Hard to believe, but next week T and I will be celebrating the end of our first year in Western North Carolina. Three of those months were as interns with H & M, and nine were in our rental on … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Busy

I’m sorry for such a long delay in writing.  Like everything else in nature, we have been incredibly busy with the emergence of spring.  Our main task has been shopping for our own mini-farm, a process which  has been a … Continue reading

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Baby Things

It was still dark out this morning when the phone rang, jolting us out of a deep sleep, even though we had set the alarm for 30 minutes earlier (darn that ‘spring forward’).  It was our neighbor, S: “I’m at … Continue reading

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