The Practical There’s a mystical version of the story of how I came to live at this farm, and there’s a practical version. No matter how much I have enjoyed living the mystical experiment version, it is now time to tend to the practical. This experiment is over. I’m calling it a success, but it’s … Read more
First there was a pigeon seed mishap that ran me short of seed. Then, there was a disruptive step into good fortune of the sort that has become serendipitously routine around here.
I’ve never been more grateful for a number. That’s how many people came along to help this season’s work happen at Healing Springs Acres.
Here’s a link to the most recent “Virtual Visit” and update to goins’-on at the farm. I hope you’ll take a minute to visit. Get in touch if you have questions. Consider helping out if you’re able…
Neither of my current primary vehicles is a straight drive. I miss the feel of slipping a shifter out of gear as the clutch releases, sliding it into the next position and matching the engine speed to the new gear as the clutch re-engages. With an automatic, it all still happens, but you don’t have … Read more
Yes. We’re planting! That’s the important question. About a month ago I let folks know that this season was at risk of not happening. Enough folks stepped up and agreed that this is not the time to stop growing food to share with neighbors in the community who are having a hard time getting enough. … Read more
I’m not much of a praying person. Never have been. I do pray. Usually just in those moments when I don’t know what else to do and praying is all there is left. Prayer means a lot of different things to different people. There are lots of ways to pray, even within the Christian tradition. … Read more