Tag Archives: wwoofing

From working on farms to running one

During my most recent spate of travels (Maui, Kauai, Northern Cali, Southern Oregon)… any farm I went to work at asked me to become the farm manager, or whatever title they utilized at each space. Each time, I thought “but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

farm

I arrived back on the family farm, from the Ashland/Applegate trip, as the snows hit the west coast.  Which makes me sad, as I missed the snow that hit Ashland/Applegate hours after I left… and though Portland got snow, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Southern Oregon Adventures

I’ve been out in the Applegate/Ashland area for near a few weeks now.  The time has been split between a rustic, off the grid cabin wonderland near Applegate and another house right in the heart of Ashland. The owner of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art amongst trees… a land near Ashland

After nearly hitting a deer or deer (plural) 3 times, I finally arrived.  The woods west of Jacksonville, Oregon… in the Ashland/Medford/Grants Pass region.  I wasn’t quite sure what I was arriving to; all I knew was that a friend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s almost time to get island style again.

The bay area, and Mendocino, and being back on the family farm, and cavorting about Portland (none of which were things I thought would be happening this year) has been fun…. but it’s time to get back to tropicalia.  Or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

mother. fucker. broken toe.

You may or may not recall that I got rather incapacitated, and infected with a staph like substance, when I bashed my knee open in Maui.  I resolved then to have respect for bacteria. Apparently, as I prepare to return, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Unconscious Electric Fire

The lightning is ripping across the sky tonight. For hours now. Thunder growls; cool sparse rain drops splatter. I turn and yell to the sky “DO IT AGAIN!”  Instantly, a dual lightning bolt rips across the sky on either side … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment