Posts tagged as: 2012

My 2012 Garden, A Retrospective

March 26th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

Spring has sprung! Are you sprouting yet? It’s planting season again and I don’t know about you, but I am excited. Big plans this year. BIG plans. And since I was away last year and never got to share my very last garden on my Micro Homestead, I thought today I’d do just that. A [...]

You still with me?

February 28th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

So, well, there ya go, that’s my story of 2012. Are you still reading? I know, I know . . . wild ride. But new year, new beginnings, eh? On January 1st we took a beach walk all together, as a family. Hundreds of shark eggs washed up all over the beach.It was a really [...]

and then i found my Happy, it was hiding under the sun in California . . .

February 26th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

December was when everything shifted. Finally. All the turmoil and all the transition, all the heaviness of 2012, began to . . . ease. Damian and I were back in sync, share-parenting like old pros. We traded favors, and emotional support. We shared the car, and our hardships. We instituted a bi-weekly baby-free breakfast date [...]

Not So Fast, Lady

February 24th, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Apparently things get worse before they get better. And so we begin the “screwball comedy” portion of my 2012. At the very start of November, Damian arrived in Santa Barbara. There was good: Reunited!And there was ugly: Oh, the joys of moving.And, there was bad. Right before Damian got into town, I got sick. Like, [...]

Drive fast, and take lots of chances

February 21st, 2013 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Early October was spent in a flurry. We had so much to do before leaving Portland and renting out our house. The plan was for me and Waits to depart as soon as possible, land with family in Santa Barbara and get to work securing a place to live. Damian would stay behind, finish up [...]