Where There Is No Gym

By , February 16, 2017

This winter, I started a gym routine for myself on the homestead. Why would I do that? Isn’t homesteading enough work?

The truth is, I don’t do that much work around the homestead any more. My job in town takes up a lot of time and energy. Especially in the winter, I’m not here much during daylight hours. Most homestead tasks are easier and safer in the daylight.

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Good Morning, Starshine!

By , September 20, 2016

I subscribe enthusiastically to the idea of playing certain music for certain occasions. Last weekend, the occasion required me to broadcast Good Morning Starshine throughout my tiny cottage (see The Many Lives of Shell Cottage). Sunshine streamed gently through my eastern windows, and the cottage filled with light.

I felt as if I had accomplished quite a feat.

(Photo: Sarah A. Zeiger.)

Shell Cottage’s passage to upstairs (Photo: Sarah A. Zeiger.)

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