noasi on a smaller scale

Good times, good times.

Feet in the Mediterranean Sea.

Was cold.

Today’s London Fog!


“Walk the land” is a task, chore, opportunity every farmer has on the work list, and one I am not quite in tune with yet.

As a result, I missed some very clear signs telling me the sheep needed more food. πŸ‘

I hope the tree survives. 🍊

The tape holding down the broken tiles have returned as a mini Godzilla.

This morning’s cooking adventure was a success, not too sweet.

I’m delighted to be baking again.

Red clover experiment 1: failure in outcome, success in knowledge that is doesn’t stir well in water.

One of those kind of days.

Downside: broke a favorite tea mug by dropping it.

Upside: at least these are still in production, and I can buy another.


Today shall be a day of walking.

“A common note among people who make comics, is that we find ourselves making them because the things we want to read don’t really exist. We create the books we want to have.”

Warren Ellis

Recently finished books:

Genghis Kahn and the Making of the Modern World, by Weatherford - recommended.

Mindset, by Dweck- strongly recommended.

Call Sign Chaos, by Mattis - recommended.

I’ve been lucky in my last dozen or so reads, all have been good to fantastic. πŸ“š

Spent yesterday flat on my back, sick all day, unable to keep anything down or in. Here’s hoping today is better, or I’m heading to urgent care for fluids.

The Day Afterℒ️


“Let us accept it,” Marcus Aurelius wrote to himself in his own journal some two thousand years ago, “as we accept what the doctor prescribes. It may not always be pleasant, but we embrace it β€” because we want to get well.”

Happy Thanksgiving to my American peeps! πŸ¦ƒ

Me? I’m starting the drinking early (Hello, family!).


Well crap. Missed yesterday.

(β•―Β°β–‘Β°)β•―οΈ΅ ┻━┻

Step… step… step…

Harvested the basil 🌱

Pieces of the MB community just about everywhere. Makes me smile every time. /cc @burk

Hanging with fam, talking about the upcoming holidays.

First lemon of the season coming in. I am delighted how much this tree thrived when finally watered sufficiently. πŸ‹

Yeaaaaaaaah, hello, rain. Thanks for the reminder I need to add gutters to my desert house. β›ˆβ›ˆ