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Recording the Rainfall

You probably have noticed – nearly every farmer, homesteader or permaculturalist record rainfall. But why? Rain has a huge impact on our crops. Too much or too little at the wrong time can make all the difference to crops, pasture (and erosion!) There is no “one size fits all” when …

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The Tale of Two Wolves

Have you watched the movie “Tomorrowland“? What I love about the movie is the focus on belief (just because others don’t see it does not mean it isn’t true for you!) and the “feeding the wolf”. I knew that I had heard this analogy before, so I went on an …

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Becoming Your Own Worst Enemy

The fact is – often the loudest naysayer in our lives is ourselves. We become our own worst enemy. I am not good enough What will others think? I can’t do this. I am an idiot. I am stupid I will look like a fool I will fail. This is …

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To Grieve what “Never Was”

Just over a year ago, I had a hysterectomy. I was scared, I was lost and honestly my emotions were all over the place. I understood my need for the operation – but I didn’t want it. This was the end of the line for me. For nearly 20 years …

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