WINTERING I am writing to you on January 4th. I’m 22 weeks pregnant and sick with bronchitis, which I got from a recent trip to France. I can’t really complain. Anyone who ends a sentence about getting sick with “a recent trip to France”...
HOW TO BUILD A HOUSE

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PLANS It’s a rainy day here in Buffalo. The temperature is in the fifties. It’s the first day of October. The trees yawn in their morning slumber. My cat meows softly in the background, as he cuddles into a warm blanket that I have on my bookshelf. I have...
Redefining a House

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WHEN A HOUSE IS A HAUS Nearly every day at 3pm, Vincent and I sit down to watch Youtube videos about house construction. We call this “Coffee Construction Hour.” With a homemade latte and slippers on, we watch all sorts of videos. The ones that I find the...
Am I Turning into a Homesteader?

Am I Turning into a Homesteader?

CARHARTT OVERALLS CHANGED MY LIFE I now own a pair of Carhartt overalls. They are orange. I got them for Christmas from my parents. Why did I want these, you might be thinking to yourself? Good question! I wanted them to look cool. Mission accomplished. I also wanted...