It's National Farmers Market Week and I couldn't appreciate it more, having just attended a workshop on Raleigh's Hillside Farm. Oh, my goodness, the arduous, hand labor that goes into producing high-quality, organic vegetables. Let's take a moment right now and send out a #lovemymarket and … [Read more...] about Love My Market, Love My Farmers!
When we poured concrete in our barn, the contractor said there are two kinds: Concrete that has cracked, and concrete that will crack. Apparently if we just change the word cracked to hacked, the same can be said for WordPress websites. Knowing this, why was I surprised when back in January my … [Read more...] about Cr(h)acked: The Concrete Security of WordPress
One of the great things of old house living are the gifts that come with it. Ours bequeathed to us an extraordinary collection of scrapbooks compiled by the lovely woman from whom we bought our farm. For nearly five decades, starting in 1941, she devotedly clipped, pasted and immortalized whatever … [Read more...] about Women’s Farm Groups, Then and Now
Today is International Women’s Day and it's a perfect time to show off my new office décor. It’s a print of the Hillside Club by David Lance Goines and, while I love all his work, I’m particularly fond of this piece because of what it represents. On top of that, when I ordered the print, I also … [Read more...] about Bringing International Women’s Day to My Office