The Pretty Purple Finch
Not long ago a visitor pointed out that what I thought was a house finch was really a purple finch. So, of course I had to make a felt purple finch. This is the only one I’ve seen on the farm lately!
Right click on this link and select “Save target as” (on a PC) to save this purple finch pattern to your computer.
First Driving Lesson
Hannah turned 15 two weeks ago and ever since has been chomping at the bit to drive. In Maine, parents have to pay to enroll kids in an approved driver’s … Continue reading
Of Laundry and Chickens
Today was a most productive Saturday. We managed to outsmart the mink these past few weeks and the last of the meat chickens are now in the freezer. More babies … Continue reading
We Have Babies!
What’s a farm with out farm babies? Shadow, our little bantam hen who we lost this last winter, was our resident farm mama – the only hen, chicken or duck, … Continue reading
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes: Nirvana
Tonight I discovered the absolute joy of roasted cherry tomatoes. I’ve never done this before, but the cherry tomatoes are coming in faster than I can use them on salad. … Continue reading
A Brilliant Indigo Bunting
This little indigo bunting is for Lea, who won the drawing on Your Mist Wished for Bird Pattern. I’ve not seen one on the farm, but friends nearby report many … Continue reading
Klondike Mountain Hike
Klondike Mountain. The name leads you to think of something monumental and intimidating. We discovered that Maine’s Klondike Mountain is neither of those things. Today, as part of my “homecation” … Continue reading