• Desert, distant mountains, and rain clouds and a wall of rain falling on mountains

    I, 80

    “Where are you from?” people ask. “Where do you live?”  “I-80,” I say. The name of this business still holds, though. Interstate 80 is…

  • Come Undone

    And, just like that, May. I do not know the last time I did not spend a weekend working (which was not the point of quitting my day job, I’ll have you know. The idea was to…

  • Humble with Gratitude on National Ag Day

    Today is #NationalAgDay. Doing the itty piddly bit of ag work I do has changed my life and my mind about a lot of things during the past four years. It has corrected a lot of my…

  • 5 Sheep Surprises Proven by Science

    My latest post for Hobby Farms is 5 Sheep Surprises Proven by Science. Check it out! Sheep are saddled with centuries worth of stereotypes, commonly described as docile and dumb.…

  • A Brief Moment Between Jobs

    On Sunday, I paused for a brief moment between two shearing jobs to change my combs and cutters and disinfect my equipment. I did so in my father-in-law’s driveway, which…

    Wool Mates

    The annual Fibershed Wool Symposium is the highlight of my year, my Christmas Day. In my estimation, it is the best California fiber show and marketplace.…