Monday Thoughts

“As the Christians have their story of a Fall from a prehistoric Eden, the Hindus have a belief that the world travels through four different ages, or yugas. The age we are currently living in is the Kali yuga: a dark age characterised by degeneration and greed. Avarice and a general disrespect for life define the kali yuga: itContinue reading “Monday Thoughts”

Happenings: February/March

What’s Happening? What a weird word – I can’t help it, how did it come to be (to hap)?: happen (v.) late 14c., happenen, “to come to pass, occur, come about, be the case,” literally “occur by hap, have the (good or bad) fortune (to do, be, etc.);” extension (with verb-formative -n) of the more common hap (v.). OldContinue reading “Happenings: February/March”

Officially Officialness

We’ve been busy around making things sort of officially official – branding ourselves, as they say (shudder). Remember, this is a bare-bones operation, no fancy stuff here. Logo, new address for this blog (now rockbottomhomestead.farm), stamps, bags and a bread delivery next week! We’ve upgraded supplies for breadbaking and are considering sourdough pizza dough andContinue reading “Officially Officialness”

Rock Bottom Recipe: Winter Fish Pie

The cold crisp days desire a lot of one-pot hearty meals. And we supply. To be honest, I was hoping to be a little snowed-in this season because I have a lot of reading and writing to do (between my own PhD dissertation, tutoring, teaching assistance, and as a recent art agent, I somehow haveContinue reading “Rock Bottom Recipe: Winter Fish Pie”