The deer have been active this spring — nibbling off the ends of the apple tree branches and devouring our poor young sorrel plants (although they are starting to make a good recovery). But at least for all they’ve been taking, they did leave something pretty cool behind as a thank you.
Faithful readers may have noticed a suspiciously small number of blog postings over the past few months and wondered what the heck we’ve been doing around the farm. It’s been a busy summer, and between entertaining house guests, sending Charlotte to her first summer of day camp, tending our abundant poultry and fertile (read: weedy) garden, our maiden attempt at sheep-rearing, Karl’s new enthusiasm for meat-smoking, Margaret’s manic pickling, and, of course, everyone’s excitement about the coming baby, we haven’t been keeping our posts up to date. We’ll do better, we promise. In the meantime, here’s some glimpses at our summer, so far:
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