Monthly Archives: August 2010

Behind the Sun

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Sunflower on Blue Sky Usually I’m photographing the front face of a sunflower with a bee on it or perhaps the leaves. In this case the afternoon sun was coming over the roof of the cottage and lighting up this … Continue reading

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Hopped Up

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Hops at The Alchemist Pub Hops are used in making beer. They are an amazingly fast growing vine, and quite lush. The Alchemist Brew Pub in Waterbury, Vermont is one of our customers. We get to watch the vines climb … Continue reading

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Easy Farrowing Times

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Two Litters Belly to Belly Two sows farrowed together in the south field this week. On Tuesday I had commented that this pair who were laying together, and four other sows, were looking ready to pop. Turns out they were … Continue reading

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Minty Fresh

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Hanging Mint The above is just a small snippet I had clipped off of one of the mint plants growing in the planter by our shower. They enjoy the moist air in there. Starting in late July we begin foraging … Continue reading

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Bacon is Back!

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Sugar Mountain Farm Bacon It’s back! Bacon is once again available. It is a brown sugar cure. The smokehouse does use nitrite in the bacon, unlike our hot dogs and sausage which are nitrate/nitrite free. Do go read here about … Continue reading

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Foot Long Hot Dog

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Hope with Monster Dog We just got back our latest batch of hot dogs from the smokehouse. They were all sold out before we even picked them up so they went straight to store and restaurant freezers. That’s always nice! … Continue reading

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Sworn In

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Orange Town Hall and Town Office on Primary Day We voted. I had not realized the vote was going to be this close. But we always vote. Not everyone does so every vote we cast is worth many. People who … Continue reading

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Bradford Corner Tower

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Corner Tower – Bradford, Vermont I love these sorts of rounded structures on buildings. Many of them around here are brick or even stone. Outdoors: 72°F/49°F Mostly Sunny Tiny Cottage: 72°F/72°F Daily Spark: Bleet: the new social media for sheeple.

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I Believe…

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In the Burlington Free Press newspaper Sunday edition Green section there is an article by yours truly. It is part of a series of “I Believe…” The editor had given me the writing assignment a couple of weeks ago so … Continue reading

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Golden Glow

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Golden Chrystanthemum in Morning Light This beautiful flower was in a planter outside of the Alchemist Pub in Waterbury, Vermont when we were delivering meat this week. The lighting was spectacular and I could not resist snatching it’s photo. Click … Continue reading

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