Adventure, Agriculture in the Merrimack Valley, Alison Colby-Campbell, Boxford MA Goat Yoga, brain4rent, Family, Family Fun, Girlfriends, Goat Yoga, Humor, Life Lessons, Mandala Garden Farms, Moon Shadow Goat yoga, New England Farm, photography, Storytelling, Uncategorized

Goat Yoga in the Year of Trying New Things

Goat Yoga is NOT a spectator sport where goats demonstrate yoga positions for the enjoyment and youtube videos of all.

Alison, crafts, Girlfriends, handmade pins, Haverhill MA, The Heartbeat of Haverhill, Uncategorized

Girlfriends = People with their Hearts in the Right Place

I did have time to crowdsource on Facebook to solicit handmade pins

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Feast of the 3 Saints is After All a FEAST

If there is anything I remember about my Italian stepfather it was him saying after every pant busting, dozen course meal "Did you get enough to eat?"

Birdwatching, Nature sanctuaries, Nature walks, photography, Uncategorized

In Search of 300lb Chickadees

With a start and heavy heart, I realized why, despite the endless supply of birdseed, one never sees a 300lb chickadee.

Humor, poinsettia, Uncategorized

Moving Away from a Disposable World? Do plants count?

I bring my herbs inside each winter and enjoy the rosemary, thyme, sage, chives, and oregano throughout New England's cold weather months. I've managed to keep parsley alive too. In fact the only exception is basil, which dies before Thanksgiving typically. I'm not an expert gardener, just a hack who wings it without bothering to… Continue reading Moving Away from a Disposable World? Do plants count?

Family Fun, Topsfield Fair

10 Secret Things You Might Miss at the 2015 Topsfield Fair

Say the words "Topsfield Fair" and people who have spent very year at the Fair will tell you what they go for. For some it's the food, the rides, the animals, the giant pumpkin, the big name concerts, the food, the food.

photography, The Daily Post Blog Prompt, Uncategorized, winter activities, Writing

Powered by Sun and Beauty in Haverhill MA

The vast beauty of my city (Haverhill, MA) presented itself like a gift and I experienced a near perfect winter day. It would have been perfect if not for that hopping robin.