With long, loose sleeves protecting my easily burned skin and a wide brimmed hat shading out the sun, I made my way around the field, checking out the recent corn planting site. Within a week and with a whole lot of luck we should be seeing some action on these grounds. An oddly paired mixture of latin pop and bluegrass tunes poured out from the house, making me smile as I shooed the chickens back out of the garden. After 6 months of marriage, we are beginning to master the fusion part of this farmhouse in our own unique way.
The title of the last post that I wrote for this website and the fact that I am currently sweating through 104 degrees of pure ‘broiler-weather’ is a fairly good indication of how busy we were throughout the winter. I now stand with less than 3 months remaining in my Peace Corps service and I do believe that the remaining months are actually picking up speed in their flight rather than slowing down. If all goes according to plan, we will shortly be doing a little of our own flying as we make a transition to the Pacific NW of the USA. As hard as it will be to say goodbye to our first farmhouse, Derlis’ family, and all the wonderful people in this beautiful country, we are ready for our next adventure together. Read more