It has been a great summer, but all good things come to an end.  Fall is here, the garden is going to seed, fortunately a few hardy plants are holding on and providing vegetables for our October dinners.  Our animals are glad to have the cooler weather, and the flies are finally giving everyone a break. (It was a bad year)  We kept two of Chloe’s kittens, and every morning they greet us and expect to have their bellies rubbed.  They are growing like weeds.

The kids won big at the Dutchess County Fair with their sheep, but the Sheep and Wool Festival at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds is right around the corner, and if I know my family, we will have a few additions to our flock.  Stay tuned, it would not surprise me if we had some Spring lambs.

Rosie Herding The Free Range Chickens

Rosie Herding the Free Range Chickens

Chickens Recycling The Garden

Chickens Recycling the Garden

Lilly One Of Chloe'S Kittens

Lilly, One of Chloe’s Kittens


End Of Squash

End of Squash


Kale and Weeds

Tomatoes And Peppertomatoes And Pepper

Tomatoes and Pepper

My Favorite, Swiss Chard

My Favorite, Swiss Chard

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James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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