about

Hello there! We are Samantha + Mark, a couple of married folk living back home in Ohio. Slowly, we're cultivating a life that allows us to tend to the many hoofed and winged inhabitants taking up residence on our own fertile patch of valley. In between, we commune over home cooked meals and spin records from our deep collection. Together we share words + images here about the delights and follies of our life made at home and in the open air. Thank you for stopping in.

SAM . . .  
counts beekeeping, natural fiber + knitting, collecting beach glass, and writing letters among her most joyful pursuits. Winter is her favorite season. Her life goal is to read every Gabriel García Márquez book. The jazz song of her life is 'Jeep's Blues'. She had a late conversion to the splendor of cake.

MARK . . .
has traveled around 13 countries and counting. His experiments with piano, ukulele, bass guitar, drums, singing, clapping + foot tapping result in a few recorded songs a year. He can rattle off Michael Jordan's career statistics from memory. His favorite color is the Aegean Sea. He prefers most meals to be served over rice.