about me


Hello! I’m glad you stopped by.

I am on a journey.

It’s a farming-in-the-woods, starving-artist, part-time homeschooling, part-time freelance writer/photographer/fiber artist, obsessive maker and stays-up-too-late kind of journey.

Always, it is hard work, but the work is rewarding. Sometimes, it is interesting. And so I share things.

I’m married to my soul mate and best friend. We made a pretty fantastic small person together. We live in a house that used to be a hunting cabin. It’s made out of old telephone poles, among other things. It’s a work in progress. Like we are.

20 chickens, 4 ducks, 3 goldfish, 2 goats and 1 cat also live here.

The 1 cat likes to come up and visit me in the studio, where I play with fiber and paint and tape and scissors, etc.

Anyway, come back sometime for a recipe or a poem or a cup of tea. I like my earl grey with honey and raw milk. How do you take yours?

8 thoughts on “about me

    • Glenda, thank you so much! We did have a wonderful time and it was so great to finally meet Sam. He’s very sweet and my dear Liz is so happy. I hope to meet you sometime soon, also!

  1. As I sit here all cozy sipping tea, sifting through sewing patterns, my thoughts turned to you. How are things with you? I would love to catch up

    • Oops. Dear Imogen, this page is sorely in need of updating. The current count is 8 chickens, 6 ducks, 2 goldfish, 2 axolotls, and 2 cats. Temporary visitors are 3 pigs and 24 Freedom Ranger chickens. I’ll freshen it up when I finalize my move to the new blogspace! :) Thanks for stopping by! When I get back from Taproot Gathering, I’ll be finishing up your order. So excited to be part of your new shop. xoxo

  2. Beautiful writing Shannon! First chance I’ve gotten to really read your blog. I remember u saying that u might come fur a visit to ca. I’d love fir you to meet my boys!!! I have couple of aunts who’ve knitted some clothes for them and every time I put them in their knits I think”I should knit something.” Then I think of you.
    Let’s talk soon

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