Monthly Archives: November 2014

Out of the Corners and Into the Larger World

  Sidelined by my husband’s desire to take one more irrigation in frosty, freezing Penrose, I threw another log on the fire and hunkered down in front of the wood stove. My husband works is on his own. If it is too hot … Continue reading

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Putting Meat on the Table

If you haven’t tried to distribute irrigation water in winter, you just haven’t lived. If you don’t depend on irrigation water yourself, you probably think that anyone who would irrigate during a minus 8-degree cold-snap is nuts. Perhaps we are, … Continue reading

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Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

I lie in bed luxuriating in the end of Daylight Savings Time and the extra hour we gained by setting our clocks back an hour. The sun that pierced through the south-facing window at seven o’clock is now hidden behind … Continue reading

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