Charlotte Farmers Market

Wally and I made the difficult decision this week to not return to the Charlotte Farmer’s Market. This decision was made for numerous reasons, but primarily due to the recent policy change which prohibits farmers from parking their vehicles in the space behind where they vend. We can park our truck there if we pay […]

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Looking for the Exotic

One of the last assignments we had in our beginning photography course was to research and do a powerpoint presentation on a photographer.  I chose Keith Carter because I was drawn to his images of animals, particularly horses.  The image I chose to analyze for the presentation was this one, simply because it was one […]

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A treat!

School does not open until 10:00 AM this morning which gives me several extra hours to get the chores done AND get a shower!  Ran behind the eight ball yesterday morning and did not have time for one, which sucked!  I wash up and put on clean clothes, but that is no substitute for a […]

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Getting ready for a major snowstorm

It looks like we are in for a major snowstorm here in North Carolina. Forecast amounts are between four to eight inches. That will shut down most everything in this area. On Sunday Wally and I repaired the one ShelterLogic building that had a weak cover. The only a other building we are worried about […]

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Just a few minutes

It is quarter of six and I have a few minutes to update this journal before heading out for milking and doing other chores.  This semester is already exhausting me.  Four days out of the week, I have to put myself in high gear to get everything done in order to leave for school at […]

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Farm to Fork Photography

Dabbling in something new here: farm to fork photography. Pictured below is a bowl of gorgeous Spellcast Farm duck eggs from rare, heritage breed Ancona ducks raised humanely on pasture and pond. Next we have said duck eggs fried up over easy with some locally-raised pork sausage and red potato pancakes topped with cheddar cheese. […]

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