It’s grey and chilly outside. I don’t know what the temperature is. After moving between Fahrenheit and Celsius, I often no longer look at the temperature, but rather, according to the season, I have an idea of what it might be like out, then I...

In the modern world today, in most populated places, there’s an absence of silence. In Chicago, you can go to Lake Michigan, a great expanse of water that almost resembles an ocean (for those landlocked folk), and it’s an ocean inasmuch as you can’t see...

Raising kids on our farm isn’t as challenging as I had thought it might be. I feared scattered piles of rusty sharp tools everywhere; falling out of trees; getting run over by tractors; tumbling down olive terraces; getting stung by poisonous snakes; missing the big...

From time to time, life takes on turns that shake you up, that mix up your plan, that keep you on your toes. This is our new blog to accompany a new life. In April, we’d like to begin sharing our home and farm with guests...