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Attracting Bees

“The pedigree of honey does not concern the bee; a clover; anytime, to him, is aristocracy.” ~Emily Dickinson These photographs are courtesy of our friend and photographer, Doug Frassa.  Many thanks to Doug for graciously sharing his lovely photographs with Fourth Generation Farmgirl.

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Virginia Wine: Pursuing a Dream

October is Virginia Wine Month, and I thought I would share this early post regarding a Virginia winemaker and his story. Rutger de Vink and RdV Vineyard are quickly gaining notice and for good reason: beautiful wines that are a cross between Napa and Bordeaux, characterized by the perfect balance of fruit and minerality. These boutique-style wines are becoming sought-after […]

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Sunday Snapshot: until I woke up

Originally posted on Riddle from the Middle:
“When sleeping women wake, mountains move.” – Chinese proverb Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Looking across these mountains left me awe-struck.  They are enormous.  Majestic.  Immovable.  Enduring. I’ve experienced similar times in my life, situations that seemed enormous and immovable.  Seasons submerged in a waiting for something to shift.  It was easy to let days, weeks, months slide by, buried…

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