Life continues, like a strange rollercoaster of ebbs and flows, carried by a constant tide of pregnancy peculiarities, both physical and emotional. Sometimes I feel bold, driven and overwhelmed by thankfulness, like Morpheus, not the chicken, the strong and prestigious leader in The Matrix movies, when he addresses the mass of people before him and … More Sloth or Still Here!?
So, I am trying to grow garlic again. I do not want to be defeated by the rust! Last time I grew garlic, aside from elephant garlic, which isn’t a true garlic, was in 2018. Three years of puny garlic harvests thanks to rust put me off trying. But… I always planted it in winter. … More The Garlic Comeback, Corn Investigations & Food Nesting
Autumn is here! Autumn is my special friend. The weather is finally starting to cool a little bit and we have had some much-needed rain. The plants and I are rejoicing. I’m sure the farmers are too. It is still going to take more rain to replenish the moisture levels in the soil though. We … More Dreaming of Future Crops & Farms
Guys, this baby is springing into life. I thought the last one was fidgety but Little Seedpod seems intent on taking the fidget crown. What is it doing in there? I’ve still got four months to go and at this rate it will have renovated my insides into a mansion while it grows ever bigger … More Trying to Maintain a Handle on Things