We have bad beavers. Not only bad—we have mason beavers. When Tom and I first purchased our land in Ellsworth, Maine, a beaver dam was partially flooding the big main field that had once been a cattle pasture in the early 1900s. The field where we wanted to build our house. Now the east side of the field was under about two feet of water, complete with beautiful Blue Flag Irises. Tom said straight away that this was not acceptable; the beavers would have to go.
Carol Leonard's blog
Captivating, Inspiring, Page-Turner, June 19, 2009
By chakama-mama "Beth" (Bellingham, WA USA) -
The Warner Fall Foliage Festival Parade
In the late fall of 1983, Susie has the great idea that we should enter
a float in the competition in the Warner Fall Foliage Festival parade.
She has somehow finagled the Kearsarge Reel Company to donate
one of their long flatbed trailers to us for the event. The theme for
our float is The Wizard of Oz, and a bunch of us, apprentices and our
families, spend days transforming the flatbed into Oz. I want it to
be called The Sorceresses of OS, but that doesn’t fly.
The Baby in an Apple Crate
Orono, Maine ~ Saturday, April 25 at the University of Maine, Carol Leonard will be speaking and teaching a few midwifery tips at the BEAUTIFUL PROJECT at Memorial Union at 2:00 PM.
I am grateful and high from the birth, but I am also exhausted.
PART II (sorry...it just seemed too long whole) HAPPY BIRTHDAY MILAN!
My OWN personal birth story (me, my poor yoni, my son Milan)...or WHY I BECAME A MIDWIFE >>
(here's my "judgemental side" coming out...)
Any Hip Mamas in Philly? Would love to see you! xoxo