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The Snap, the Sting, then Gratitude – Week #12, 2020

Mid-morning I was out harvesting kale. Nine a.m. and I was already sweaty – partly due to the heat, partly due to the fact that I had rain pants on over work pants since the kale leaves [...]

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Quilting Like Farming: Week #11 – Aug. 19, 2020

Farmer Mike has a lot a in common with his dad.  They have both dedicated their lives to agriculture. Both can drive tractors and have tempers. Both have the faces of humans who work in the [...]

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Reeling in Irrigation: Week #10 – Aug. 12, 2020

This week’s newsletter is a shout out to Farmer Mike for keeping all the crops on the farm watered. Despite last night’s sprinkling, we haven’t seen a good rain since Sunday, [...]

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Harvesting a Mindful Moment: Week #9, 8/5/20

Just like I followed the yoga wave that flowed off the west coast to the midwest mainstream in the early 2000s, I am joining the millions of Americans now trying to learn how to meditate. [...]

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Discerning the Birds: Week #8, 7/29/20

Sitting around a fire the other evening with some farm friends (social distancing of course!), we were talking about seasons and how we feel the rhythms and pulses of the natural world around us. [...]

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More Laughter, More Mistakes – Week #7, 7/22/20

There’s this Ani DiFranco song where she sings, “When I look down, I miss all the good stuff. When I look up, I just trip over things.” I have always loved this line. I [...]