With Spring Comes Renewal

Blue Haven Farm - die Blohaafe Bauerei

And, as such, a new name for the homestead!

I was reflecting on the farm last weekend. I’ve got all sorts of beautiful spring flowers popping up all over the property – daffodils, crocuses, snowdrops, hyacinths, etc. And, then, the majestic oak in the front yard caught my attention.

He’s had my admiration since I moved onto the property. It’s difficult not to admire him. He’s front and center in the yard and stands strong and proud. Knowing that he’s probably between 200 and 300 years old only adds to my reverence. And, the fact that most oaks in my area had been forested for housing really makes him a special guy and deserving of honor.

I also started turning my mind toward the actual renstoration of the house. Realizing that the current property name is probably a nod to the blue siding on the house, it feels too transient. While blue…

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