Month: July 2015

sometimes the pigs get loose

sometimes the pigs get loose

Sometimes the pink ladies break free. Usually Paddie is the first one to notice. She loves it when things go amok in the farm yard and a bit of excitement ensues. But it’s not a big deal when the pigs get loose. It’s nothing a […]

in the kitchen

in the kitchen

If you were to walk into our kitchen at this very moment, this is what you would see. It’s a lazy, silly day around here after a very fun (and successful) campaign kick-off with Elizabeth May last night.  

never a dull moment

never a dull moment

While walking through the streets of SoHo in the rain (it may not have specifically been SoHo, or raining), coming back from a desk job and looking around I knew this wasn’t a life forever. I didn’t see anything that made sense for me. I […]

it was better in my head

it was better in my head

Tonight I decided I wanted to get a “nice portrait” of Paddie and Slipper. You know, one where they’re both sitting and looking at the camera, prim and proper like an old fashioned photo. I thought of it because I wrote a quick blip about […]

hannah & joshua’s baptism

hannah & joshua’s baptism

Yesterday was a special day for the Whelans – my niece and nephew were baptized! It was a beautiful day celebrating both the sacrament and family. It was a warm feeling to hear Father Francesco explain to Hannah & Joshua that through baptism, a seed […]

fowl friday

fowl friday

It was a tough spring for our birds, both here and abroad. A raccoon had been picking off a few of our hens here (the problem seems to have gone away. I did spend some time trying to “solve” it without any success.) We are […]