Archive for the ‘Garden’ Category

it’s me again!

Posted on June 1st, 2018 by mountain girl  |  No Comments »

Wow-I’ve been gone from this space for almost three months! I’m not sure where the time went, but our days have been chock-full. I’ll just work my way back here slowly, because if I try to do more than that, I’ll never get anything posted. Or, I’ll end up with a novel. Actually, I might […]



like a dream

Posted on December 18th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

One year ago, we were snug as bugs in a rug in our snowy Colorado mountain home. We had no intention of moving, ever. But in March adventure came knocking, and we sold our house and moved east. Ever since then, we’ve been telling ourselves it will be worth it, we’ll find a place that […]



our north carolina life

Posted on April 14th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

So we made the jump–sold our home, found a rental house, packed up, and moved–all in the month of March. Our new life is about as different as could be, but little by little we are finding our way and carving out a life here. My Etsy shop is finally open again,  our fridge is […]



a (maybe) final wintry blast

Posted on May 21st, 2015 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

WINTERRRRRRRBRRRRR!!!!!  Here are our last couple of days in photos–not so much to mourn them as to record them–since today it’s warming up!  If I even dare say it. A very old neighbor once told me that the year-round climate of our neighborhood here is identical to that of Anchorage, where he and his wife […]



nighttime barn raising

Posted on January 20th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

This actually wasn’t a barn raising–more like a barn fixing-up.  Of course, barn raising sounds way cooler.  All we needed was an Amish neighbor to complete that homey thought, but Amish neighbors are few and far between in our neck of the woods.  David and Caleb had to do the job on their own in […]