Monthly Archives: October 2012


  I returned last week to Northcroft, the sheep farm owned by Joanie and Dave Ellison just outside of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. I was last there on a wintry February day to witness and help (for what it was worth) … Continue reading

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  We are currently being invaded by small creatures. And not in the garden, which would be bad enough, but in the house – hundreds of live and dead bodies about the windows, climbing the walls, and all within our … Continue reading

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