Hunter Moon Homestead Journal

Waning Crescent Moon in Capricorn
In the green house today, cleaning and organizing. Stacks and stacks of clay pots in every size make for a collection that will be put to good use. I long to start seeds now, but there will be no one...
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Moon
I can see 4 large masses in the field east of the house. They are too far away initially to be certain of their species, but as they get closer I can see it is a group of quite large raccoons. I am sure they have their rounds. Maybe they seek out the veg scraps I have been putting out for compost? 
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Waning Gibbous
This trip has been planned for several months. Rick is taking a week off from work and Jessie and Jake are coming for part of the week. There is a lot of work to do to reclaim the barn from the rodents and insects. We call the smaller barn the Bee House. Up in the south facing walls there is a small hole and we can see a nice bee population has made a home for their lively hive. Jessie has made this her project, turning the two-story barn into a home.
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Waning Moon
I have been feeling that I straddle two worlds, I cannot fully occupy my city life and my country life. This feeling is disconcerting and I try my best to stay in gratitude and embrace the present moment. Each time we take the drive from Seattle to Idaho we take a bit of our possessions in boxes to be unpacked into the farm house.
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Crescent moon
For weeks my friend Cino and I have been planning a trip to HMH together. The plan is to leave early morning on Wednesday 5th. She will rent a car and we will drive over together and I will ride back with Rick on Sunday the 9th. A long car rental story later, we leave Seattle around 9:00am with Cino driving a very swanky SUV Mercedes.
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