Archive for May, 2015


History Lesson

May 12, 2015


So I imagine some people wonder how a Chicago raised city girl wound up out here in the Missouri wood. Now first my biggest reason for wanting to live here like I do is making sure my family has a good source of food, and that we get regular meals. This is because while I grew up in a middle class family (dad was a welder and mom went back to school to be a social worker). I married not long after high school to the biggest mistake in my life. The ten years I was with my husband we lived homeless and with little food for nine. This piece of work thought it was better to play things like video games, D&D and Magic: The Gathering and spend money on supplies for it rather than feed his family of five.

We had months where we’d be living on a…

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May 12, 2015

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of 
daily life off our souls.”
―Pablo Picasso


Watch the weather change.

May 5, 2015

You guys rock! Thanks for sharing!

the Eden project

It’s been 2 years this month since we rolled through Taos on a whim and purchased this 8 acres of rolling mesa. We had searched for land to buy for a year. Went up and down California…nothing. Fell head over heels for Oregon…but nothing. And, when nothing came together in Colorado, we decided to stop in Taos before going home. Taos, New Mexico? …Yeah… Well, we weren’t here two days before we bought the land. From there we proceeded to go back to San Diego to tell everyone our crazy plans, pack up all our belongings and move to our beautifully raw, little piece of earth.

There are a few things which are fact about the aligning of stars. Timing being a big one. Trust being another. We knew it was time to make a leap. You know that feeling? Like when you’ve been standing on the edge of the…

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