Month: July 2013

Smoky Pork Tacos + Apricot-Cherry Salsa

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a recipe. I’m not going to lie, The Man has been doing most of the cooking since I got back from Israel. He’s good at it, but mostly relies on the things he knows. And I haven’t been […]

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Sometimes It Sucks

I don’t often blog about the difficult and messy parts of farming here. I allude to them, I tell you they exist, but I don’t really share them. There’s never been a conscious decision on my part to void those bits from the record, it’s […]

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Meet Patrick O’Shanahan


Last week while looking for something completely unrelated to my book I came across its pre-order page on Barnes & Noble’s website. And then on Amazon. And then again on a whole bunch of other sites some of which end in .uk and .au which, if you’re not following here, means it’s out there internationally!

I momentarily considered playing it cool, but this is AWESOME! And I just don’t have that kind of composure. So while I’m sure you might be getting tired of hearing about a book that does not yet exist, I had to tell you anyway — especially since this weekend I also received these pictures from the publisher. (more…)

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The Birth of a Pig: Pictures & Video

Most of our litters are born in the middle of the night. And I certainly can’t fault the sows for it since that’s when I delivered both of my kids, too. It’s quiet in the middle of the night, it’s cool in the middle of […]

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Israeli Flora + A Little Miscellany

I’ve been writing this post for two weeks. Weeks! Which is extra sad when you consider it’s a post without a purpose. It’s miscellany, it can be anything and I still failed to finish it in less than half a month. This weekend Mike sent […]

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