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A Surprise Offer

  How many places do you know where they call you on the phone and say, “Hey, do you want to come and pick our blueberries like you did last year?” It’s a little family farm, 20 minutes from our … Continue reading

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Safely Back in the USA

Brownie, Nikita, and Rambo arrived in Roberto’s arms yesterday after a successful relocation from Cartagena, Colombia to Caldwell, Texas. Roberto left Cartagena on Friday, 12/19, and so did the dogs. But theirs was a more circuitous journey that took them … Continue reading

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Turkey or Tofu? Happy Thanksgiving

Heading back to my Colombian¬†farm tomorrow morning. Been in Texas too long and it’s getting cold there and everywhere. Miss my hubby, doggies, and home there, for sure, but I loved spending the extra time with my daughter and her … Continue reading

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What’s this bug?

This lovely bug visited us yesterday while we were opening and eating coconuts with the dogs. We don’t know what plant or tree she belongs on or what her name is, but she is beautiful, isn’t she? About three inches … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces on the Farm

Yesterday, around sunset (one of the most beautiful I’ve seen so far), about 5 or 6 young bulls penetrated our fence and came into our property. I think the grass was truly greener on our side. ¬†They stomped on our … Continue reading

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Farm Haiku

I’m taking a haiku poetry course online with my favorite poetry teacher, Lorraine Mejia. I’d like to share some of the haiku I’ve written that was farm inspired. 1. Palm-thatched roof sleeping bats hide arise at dusk 2. Grass stands … Continue reading

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Puppies Anyone?

A week ago, these two female puppies, less than eight weeks old, parked themselves outside our gate. Abandoned, hungry, and cute as can be, we took them in. Took them to the vet a few days later. They were dehydrated … Continue reading

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