• Sausage making Saturday at Indigo House

    It’s been a long day of sausage making from meat that I’ve been saving in the freezer for just such a project. Kierk and Jenny are my right-hand-persons, full of help, and laughter and we still have a long day…

  • Dinner - home grown - home made

    My home-grown home-made dinner at Indigo House

    My son and did a bit of pruning and gardening prep in the bright but chilly  afternoon. When we moved the cold frame windows there were several brilliant green Pac Choi ready for harvest.   So to go with my greens…

  • From Indigo House – Pullets Ready to Lay

    Hello to all the local Chicken keepers.  For sale 17 Silver Laced Wyandotte pullets ready to begin laying eggs by the first week in March.  The Silver Laced Wyandotte is a heavy breed brown egg layer with a calm temperament. …

  • The Big Sort at Indigo House #2

      With the help of my son I decided to tackle the pantry first on my organizational to-do list. I’ve used a hall closet as a proto-pantry for several years. It stays relatively cool all year and thus the requirements…

  • Leni cooks on the Monticello Stew Stove

    I had so much fun a few weeks ago. I did my first livestream from the historic Monticello kitchen. I’ve always loved to cook on the hearth but this time I cooked on the stew stove while fielding questions from…

  • The Big Sort at Indigo House

    This picture is emblematic of my present organizational state and my goal; to set right what I can in my home and family surroundings and let the wider morass of trouble take care of itself over this winter.  So over…