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I admit it, I’m a generalist in a world of specialists, and I always have been. Looking back on my career history, for example, I see the way I attempted to make the academic model of specialization adapt to my own taste for generalism – my doctoral project was a little bit insane, integrating demography,…

Sundry

Lots of stuff to update you all on. First, the family expansion project – still nothing new. After three months of waiting, we’ve decided to expand our looking in a few different ways – our county just doesn’t have a placement, and after all the work of getting ready, we’re anxious to get one. Meanwhile,…

Summer is just about here, and you need some summer reading. Light. Fuzzy. Delightful. Amusing. Perfect for the deck chair or the sand. Nevermind the fact that you are a low-energy, transitioning, cheap, homseteading type, and your deck chair is probably planted on your porch, and the sand is the local playground sandpit – hey,…

First of all, I present to you, the cover for my new book (not yet finished, but it will be really soon) forthcoming this fall. I didn’t think it was possible that they could come up with something prettier than the cover for Independence Days (which you can see on the sidebar), but I think…

My happy-happy-joy-joy of the day. Apparently Independence Days needs a second print run, only 3 months after its release! Yay! So just in case you are wondering why the heck you’d want to store food, and wanted to start from the beginning, well, there will be no shortage of copies.

Buck-Bees-Sheep, Buck-Bees-Sheep

Earlier this week I wrote in “Pyr-Buck-Bees-Sheep” that I was struggling to get excited by my present book (still true, although a little better), and that what was keeping me going was farm planning – thinking about what I really want to be doing. I made my list of sustaining plans, to be paid for…

I may be a happily married woman, but I’m not immune to seduction – who is? So when a lovely woman named Erin came around offering to fulfill my wildest fantasies, I was intrigued, if a little nervous. She promised me the moon, deep stimulation, plenty of aroused excitement, the full range of delights. It…