Upward Mobility, 3/26/13

Howdy, gentle reader. Ben here, boots dripping from the morning's trudge through the coupla' three inches of wintry snow slush that has accumulated since the other night, heralding the arrival of spring. Yes spring is here, and though perhaps not in the air, it is most certainly on my mind, as I have (with the help of some friends) undertaken my first "spring cleaning" task of the season. No, I didn't shower, but I did clear, disassemble and reassemble our mobile home and transfer it to a new location, using only human power. When I say mobile home, what I…read more >

A Ponderous Shift, 3/20/2013

Hello again from Ted here at Dancing Rabbit, where spring is nigh but is only grudgingly letting us know it is coming. Aurelia and I returned from Taos, NM Tuesday after driving out with Sara to help her get established there for a midwifery internship. We were pleased to be able to land there in a group house that felt a lot like home, with a cooperative kitchen and shared facilities in an adobe building that were easy to drop into. That left us free to explore the surroundings a little, including finding and sitting in two different hot springs…read more >

Something for Everyone, 1/4/13

Once again I begin with the weather. I can’t help it, it’s been so bizarre. Upper 50s (Fahrenheit) one day, barely into double digits the next. Forecast calls for sun, then it’s cloudy. Calls for snow, it’s sunny. I give up, Weather, you win! I have no idea what to wear or when to plan outdoor work or laundry anymore… Tereza here, with what she can recall of what happened this week at DR. The sun has been especially important to me this winter, as on sunny days my new little home (named The Haven), needs no other source of…read more >