Slow living (Page 19)

Slow living is about taking the time to appreciate life. It is taking the time to do things. It’s about not rushing to finish, but staying focused on the holistic whole and chipping away day by day, or hour by hour. It’s about not overwhelming ourselves with day to day life. Rather slow living is about enjoying life and making the most of it.

Living with a Blind duck at PumpjackPiddlewick

Turns out we have a blind duck. We’ve been wondering for a little while now, but thought it was simply poor close up vision. Not unusual in a duck. Then yesterday, she flew into a tree stump. Luckily, ducks are a bit like nerf footballs. If you don’t remember orRead More →

Duck teenagers at PumpjackPiddlewick

We are awash with teenagers. Okay, maybe only 3, but like all teenagers they give the impression that there are far more. Pecan, Pumpkin and Pi are our 3 little ducklings that survived to maturity and, against all expectations (and hope), all turned out to be girls. Hooray! In aRead More →

The vendange or grape harvest is on at PumpjackPiddlewick

This past week in our area was the grape harvest. Early morning traffic was all about tractors and full cars heading out to vineyards. The rain was coming and those sun filled grapes needed picking before it arrived. In the past Pumpjack, as the wine maker, has always been involvedRead More →