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First of three Work Parties, July 8: Completing “The Project”

One of the things we ask podmates when they come to live with us, is to be available for four or more hours of (usually physical) work per week, preferably, but not necessarily, during our twice weekly work parties. We all prefer working together. Time passes more swiftly, with lots of camaraderie, plus so much…

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Thursday Work Party, May 2 [Photos]

Thursday arrived with a bang — literally! I walked around the property before heading to the greenhouse, to get some photos of the blooming flowers before the rain and thunderstorms arrived, much to the chagrin of the pups…

There’s nothing quite like the smell after a good rain. I find everything much richer with color as well!


After putting the good camera out of the rain, I took out the phone to snap more. I found Ann busy trimming the overgrowth in front of Maple house, to create a clear path to access the main garden.


Some of the plants are hardened and ready to plant — and sell — soon!


Justin and Dan discuss hunting and fishing while potting up broccoli and kale starts.


Alex cuddles with Hank, who did okay with the thunder. Amos wasn’t as consolable.


L to R: Rebecca, Justin and Alex. We talked about music but voted to listen instead to the rain on the greenhouse roof, which was its own beautiful music. More music to our ears? The new baby chicks chirping!


Love and rocket stoves,