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Pre-solstice festivities


How do you get an introverted hermit to go to a party?  Hold it less than a mile away in the afternoon so she can get home in time to check on the chickens.

Kidding aside, this was our neighbor's best solstice/Christmas celebration yet.  It was great to see everyone (although we did miss a few familiar faces).

(Plus, this post counts as documentary proof that I left the farm this month.  See, Mom, I'm not really a shut-in!)

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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