It's been two years since we began farming our own vineyard in Osoyoos. I'm not sure if 'farming' is the correct word, just like 'riding' isn't how you describe finding yourself astride a wild bull–just when you think you might get the … [Read more...] about You Need More Than Chickens To Talk To…
Confessions from the Vineyard
My Babies! My Babies!
The chickens arrived. Twelve Barred Rock adorable chickens that peck and chirp like, well, real chickens. I already want more, which may turn out to be easier than I thought. You see chickens arrive 'unsexed'. No, that doesn't mean that they … [Read more...] about My Babies! My Babies!
Life Begets Life… or Thoughts of Spring
Three years ago we traded our city life for a vineyard in the Okanagan. At that time we had the respectable number of urban animals: one small dog, one cat. We struggled to adapt to the wonders of living away from Starbucks and the mall, and the rigors of growing things bigger … [Read more...] about Life Begets Life… or Thoughts of Spring