Sunday, May 31, 2015

the finest form

Cozy's double turkey legs start my days right

Saturday, May 30, 2015

junior juicer

I babysat for my neighbor's son Nathan a few days ago, and we spent a lot of time making amazing fresh juice combinations in my juicer

Friday, May 29, 2015

the magic mysellium

morel mushrooms

spinach-morel mushroom pie

Thursday, May 28, 2015


Rain clouds rolled in a few days ago and created my favorite light in the foreground, dark behind weather scape 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

teenage poultry

the baby chicks are about 9 weeks old now - all thriving and beautiful, and getting along fine with the older flock

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

the universal food

home made pizza: red sauce with roasted peppers, and pesto-pine nut

Sunday, May 24, 2015

tatty divine

red norland and yukon gold seed potatoes

Saturday, May 23, 2015

t dress dress

Goodwill haul May 17: 50s style black pumps, Lady Luck t-shirt, 2 dresses

Friday, May 22, 2015

I wanna rock with you

Let's start a band called Paradise Fog

Thursday, May 21, 2015

coreopsis and gayfeather

going to scatter these in the meadow that I don't mow here at the farm - the feed store folks told me most of them will look like weeds this year, but next Spring will be beautiful 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

pony dress & attitude

pony dress, quilting, stripes, red patent leather

Check that that's my Mom in the background holding the two little dogs

Monday, May 18, 2015

sky study #126

sunset Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

flags of tenderest green

rhubarb vitality

black currant flowers in the orchard

MacIntosh apple blossoms

Honeycrisp apple blossoms

pear blossoms

Friday, May 15, 2015

Mabel the butterfly

drinking from the toilet and sleeping on my lap - as the months (and years now) pass, Mabel comes out of her shell more and more - she purrs constantly, even while she's eating and sleeping

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Indian Giver

Cheyenne Randall ( is a talented artist who tatts up icons - I love this one of Jerry

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

mini chapeaux

A double whammy at last Saturday's farmer's market: here, a young man sports a Jake from Adventure Time knit hat - Adventure Time is the best cartoon on TV

Panda hat, tiara motif skirt, hoodie - ya feel me?

Monday, May 11, 2015

cheese youth

Had a fun and smart group of 5th graders from Petoskey, Michigan visit the farm yesterday for a day of cheese making

No matter what you do, pass your knowledge of it along to a young person.  Note Boss Mouse stickers applied to outfits and faces

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

mouse collection

My friend Cammie's Mom Marsha, who was nicknamed Mouse, gave me a vintage mouse figurine collection that belonged to her - I love it and will display it in the cheese room somewhere

Thursday, May 7, 2015

lil' peeper strut

Chicks are 6 weeks old this week

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

dressed better than me

powdered sugar lipstick at last Saturday's inaugural Traverse City Farmer's Market

kickass ninja girl...note nunchucks tucked into the belt silkscreen on her hoodie

Monday, May 4, 2015

double orange

orange Levi's shorts - brand new, with tags: $1
pretty tasseled scarf: $1

Friday, May 1, 2015

juicy May

Starting a 30 day juice fast this month - if you've never tried it, even for a day or two, give it a go - it's amazing

Every day I drink 2 litres of green juice and one pint of fruit juice