Rhubarb….Glorious Rhubarb

One of the first fruits of our garden every spring is rhubarb. I remember as a child strongly disliking rhubarb. I couldn’t imagine why people thought it a tasty treat. Now, I long for rhubarb season. What can you do with rhubarb? Well, there is…. rhubarb sauce for pancakes rhubarb pie rhubarb muffins and coffee cake rhubarb maple sweet bread … Read More

Ode to June I blew kisses to my latin, And shut my Chemistry with a bang. For June was passing lovely, And the world around me sang. Every test was taken, All exams were done The lambs were out to pasture, And summer I had won! Algebra held nothing, And Ceasar seemed a bore. My entire year of learning vanished … Read More

New Chicks There is much peeping coming from the barn these days. We have 50 baby chicks! Every summer we raise our own organic chicken for ourselves as well as a few neighbors and friends. This year we are raising 50 “meat birds”. They will stay in the barn for a couple of weeks. Our nights are still cool and … Read More

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