Modern-day homesteading at Little Owl Gully Blog

Doing the splits

Part One I started doing the splits on a regular basis in my late thirties – soon after we moved to Little Owl Gully. Doing the splits: a cylindrical block of firewood split in...

That time of year …

That time of year. Mid-autumn – the does in season, the buck’s in sync. The obvious sign from him, a considerably enlarged scrotal sac; down there looking good for the production of plenty of...

All that broccoli – a heads-up!

Isabel Allende, the renowned Chilean-American novelist, has a revulsion for broccoli so visceral that it makes her sick to the stomach. I searched in vain for her throwaway line to that effect, but it...

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