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Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Beginning

Hello and welcome to my brand-spanking-new blog about life on our little slice of Virginia.

But first, some background. We recently made the big move from Indiana back to the East Coast so my husband could take up a new position. And since we are so scarred from the move that we have vowed never to do it again, my husband and I are embracing this new, rural life and making long-term plans. We are throwing down roots, baby.

Jobs for librarians are scarce in these parts, so I am also taking on a new role as stay-at-home mom to our two children. But this won't be a blog about the children! This is the place where I will be explaining, exploring, pondering, and discussing my transition from librarian to small-scale farmer.

Here you will also find book reviews on the various topics I research to make this new homestead a success. Authoritative ones, at that. You can trust me; I'm a librarian!

So, welcome. And wish me luck!


  1. no better way to navigate the unencumbered life than by bike! gimme a shout for any needed assistance.

    And welcome home!


  2. Thanks, Darren! We have this great greenway through this part of the state that we plan to explore once the weather cools off a bit.


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