I really love it when ALL my ducks are in a row. 🙂 Ducks taking a stroll at Painswick Rococo Garden The Cotswolds, England Have a wonderful weekend!
Oreo Our Sweet Foster Kitty For those of you who follow this blog, you probably know that Farmguy and I love animals. This affection for “the furry” extends beyond our own little hobby farm. Over the years, Farmguy and I have advocated for many animals by adopting, fostering, or matching people and pets together. I also happen to be […]
Our hen, Barbara Green Hill Farm May 2018 I just love this photo of Barbara. The expression on her face really expresses her sweet and curious personality. “Gratitude bestows reverence, changing forever how we experience life and the world.” ~John Milton (1608-1674) Have a wonderful day!
Bizou, Farmguy, and Dash studying for the WSET Level 3 exam Farmguy and I just finished three months of coursework for our Level 3 certification through the Wine and Spirit Education Trust—WSET (London based program). Now, we have a review period before our exam. After driving four hours to attend class every week in Washington D.C. for the last […]
DaVero Farms & Winery Healdsburg, California March 2018 Farmguy and I are in California this week. Our visit is a combination of wine field trip and birthday celebration. But, before we were able to have a glass of something sparkling to celebrate Farmguy’s special day, we met some very charming representatives of DaVero Farms & Winery. DaVero Farms & Winery is a biodynamic family farm producing small lots of exceptional Italian wine and olive oil in the Dry Creek Valley. Their motto is “Grow what belongs here. Be Patient.”
I’ve always loved the late actor James (Jimmy) Stewart. I probably first marveled at his talent in one of the many Alfred Hitchcock films in which he appeared. But, my favorite Jimmy Stewart film of all time is still the Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful life. Most people are familiar with Stewart’s work, but if you’re not, I hope you’ll enjoy this beautiful and moving tribute he wrote to his beloved dog, Beau.
A while ago, Farmguy and I visited Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park located in Guiting Power—Cheltenham, England. The farm was opened in 1971 by Adam’s father, Joe to help protect some of our rare breeds of farm animal. As the home of rare breed conservation, visitors can meet over 50 flocks and herds of farm animals, including Gloucestershire Old Spot […]
“Let us be grateful to the people (and animals) who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~Marcel Proust Wishing you a peaceful and joyful weekend!
Good friend and animal advocate extraordinaire, Ralph Sites posing with dear, little Bizou on the day of his adoption. December 2016 This photo represents more than just a man and a dog at Christmastime. It represents the true meaning of kindness, goodness, service—and, most importantly…PURPOSE. Our friend, Ralph has a family, a job, and a life of responsibilities like many […]
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! With Love and Thanks, From ALL of us at Green Hill Farm