The Only Way To Do Great Things Is To Love What You Do (And Some Ramblings On Typography)

If you haven’t watched Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford commencement address, I highly suggest taking a quick break to give it a listen, or click over to the Stanford website to read it.

2014 Magicicadas in Illinois

Just this week we started finding hundreds (ok thousands) of cicadas outside each morning and everyday the hum in the air is growing. A bit of searching turned up that 2014 in our part of IL is the year for emergence of brood III of the Magicacada, a 17 year periodical cicada. For more infoContinue reading “2014 Magicicadas in Illinois”

2014 Growing and Gathering Goals

This will be our first full summer in our new house. We have a lot on our plate this year with gardening and landscape work, so I am trying to be realistic on my goals while focusing on using what we have (wild fruit, fruit trees, etc) and making the most of what we grow.Continue reading “2014 Growing and Gathering Goals”