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I live on a farm ... — Valentine's Day

Eat a chocolate

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The things we do for each other

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"Why are you making me sit here in the snow without any underwear on?" I am telepathic, and those were Blu's exact words. Anything for a photo op. That is the price he pays for being the top dog here at our farm. Membership does, however, have its benefits: my father and mother gifted Blu with this handsome coat recently. He has been wearing it every time I let him outside to take care of business or just for a romp in the snow. At first he had to get used to it, but after he tried it a few...

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Forgive the messes and inconveniences

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My Valentine's Day was beautiful, how about yours? One year ago, on Valentine's evening, I sat in a Thai restaurant in Los Angeles having dinner with my sister. I told her about this guy in New York who had emailed me. He was interesting, we had all kinds of things in common ... and he lived on a farm but wasn't a farmer. I told her it was too bad he lived in upstate western New York, because there was no way in the world I would ever even consider moving to New York ... for anything, period. And here...

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My vintage heart

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Thank you to all the readers who have checked out the new I Live on a Farm website. Today I posted some free Valentine eCards there ... in case you would like to take a look or send one. We continue to enjoy a cold and snowy winter here. Each day more snow falls, if even for only an hour or so. I am more relaxed now when I go out in temperatures below 10 degrees ... I still feel the cold, but it doesn't make me tense up the way it did at first. I have had to, on...

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