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In Memoriam – Franny

For the past 18 months or so it has been clear to us and to Franny that her days were numbered. As Dingo is a rescue dog and does not demonstrate a lot of leadership capabilities, we felt we needed to find another dog who could take over the reins for Franny. Luckily, we were […]

What is inside a carpenter’s head?

Hi Julie – Long-time reader, first time writer. While I understand that running a farm obligates you to write about mulch and all that nonsense, it seems like there’s a fair bit of renovation going on at the farm this year. Having employed a number of carpenters myself over the years, I thought I could […]

Happy Birthday Ellen, and, let’s talk about rock dust

Happy Birthday, Ellen, and while we are at it, let’s talk about rock dust Ellen arrived 10 days after her due date, right after my dad and mom arrived to help with the homebirth and my dad noted that it was time to get on with the show. So labor I did, and Ellen was […]


Kamarin Remarkable people come along from time to time. I would like to give a shout out to this one. Kamarin has been volunteering with the Stetson folks over the past year or so. We nabbed him for February vacation and were able to engage his help this April vacation also. All I can say […]