At the moment I feel the need to start every conversation with “I’m still here.” Earlier last week the baby was locked and loaded. We had gotten the last of our brassica seedlings planted on the weekend and that day I bought the second bag of Agria seed potatoes we needed, all the parcels that … More Homesteading Through The 7 Stages of Impending Labour
The rollercoaster of great anticipation/ trepidation continues. I’m sure Little Seedpod has run out of space in my belly and its new schedule of awakeness and boisterous antics appears to be ‘Ha! There is no Schedule!’ It would be nice to know when Little Seedpod is going to come out. It would be even nicer … More Things Are Happening, Except Little Seedpod’s Appearance
I achieved the goal of doing the last few town errands that I wanted to do before the baby arrives. Chicken food – check. Oyster grit for the chickens – check. Light bulbs, batteries and an extra garden hose to more easily clean and fill up the chicken waterer – check. Spare keys for those … More Tumbling Down The Rabbit Hole, or is it The Rat Hole?
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!?