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Finnriver
Photo credit Laurence Chen.

Let the beauty we love,
be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground."

Rumi

The Farmwife Diaries

Mar 31, 2010
A semi truck rumbles down the road one early Spring morning and my boys, alert to the sounds of heavy equipment, press their noses to the window, riveted by the sheer noise and motion of the thing. We hold our breath as this vehicular behemoth crosses the little bridge over the creek (relieved when the beams hold steady) and then our youngest son dashes to the door to put on his boots. For the kids, it's time to play in the sawdust. For the farmers, it's all about the mulch.

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Mar 19, 2010
Elijah Swan lives in the hand-hewn, cedar-shake cabin of my imagination. He is a mixture of muse and mentor, who whispers wisdom and walks his talk, and inspires me to make a true story of my own life.

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Mar 17, 2010
Even though we strive to live a wholesome, healthy life here on the farm, this winter has been a doozy for cold bugs. It was sniffle central in our home for months. It makes a farmwife realize that even a home-made, organic, free-range chicken broth, chock-full of grade-A love seasoning, still cannot rid the world of all ills...

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