Comment Issues

Hello, Someone reached out to me via reddit and told me that WordPress was flagging them as a bot and none of their comments were getting through. I just went through the ‘Spam’ folder and found a bunch of comments (including my own!) that had been marked as spam and…

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Music All Around

The meat of this post was written on the last day of August, but it wasn’t completed and published until today =) It’s a late August morning, my partner rises to milk cows and I quickly follow, out of bed and into the garden. The carrot beds need to be thinned…

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Late Summer Farm Update

The autumnal equinox is just around the corner, leaves are falling, and a couple cooler, darker days have signaled the inevitable end of summer. Seven little piggies are being rotated through the Lower Garden to act as little tractors that efficiently root things up and also fertilize as they go.…

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August Music Fest

The annual East Wind ‘August’ music fest fell on August 32nd this year, you may know it as September 1st, which was the most convenient date for East Winders and invited bands alike. The weeks and final days leading up to this event are always filled with excitement and bustle.…

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Happy Solstice!

This year’s Summer Solstice celebration was a especially wonderful event. The day could not have been more perfect, with a few puffy white clouds passing under the warm, bright Sun. Volleyball, frisbee, horseshoes and bucket pong were enjoyed on the Music Room lawn as people relaxed, played music, and frolicked…

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Birds of the Ozarks

Sumner has lived at East Wind Community for just over three years now. He does a number of things around here, including birding religiously on the weekends and less religiously writing this blog. If I allow myself, I can spend hours and hours observing the many and varied forms of…

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Spring Update

Spring rains are upon us. Pastures greening, trees awakening. New life abounds and the humid warmth of the Ozarks is returning. Each year there is plenty of work to be done around the farm as the cold season comes to an end. Trees are pruned and seeds started. Swales dug…

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