Alan: Goat Rodeo

The first time I encountered this video I was reading a a now-forgotten comment on a blog or reddit. It shows a heroic, unskilled, energy intensive attempt to wrangle a goat: At the time I didn’t understand why a video of catching a goat was relevant to the...

A Spring Walk

Sunflower River has a garden that is thematically composed of dye plants. This is my place to experiment and experience a garden unfolding: to learn when I should leave it alone, when I should help it along. It is with this garden that I develop my own eye for how the...

Permaculture Design: Days 1 & 2

This weekend I attended the first two days of a 7 weekend course on Permaculture Design. This is the local Permaculture Design course taught by Scott Pittman. Unlike the traditional 2-week intensive, this course spans 3 months and is only scheduled on the weekends. I...