The Swallows of Summer

As we restored the barn, I had no problem getting rid of stray nails and rotten boards. What I couldn’t get rid of was the population of pigeons, swallows and…

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Striking a Cord… or Eight

Trying to heat a drafty farm house with wood is nearly impossible. Well, you can do it, but parts of the house will be cozy and lovely, while other parts…

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Greetings From the Hills of Bethany

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After nearly two years of welcoming you with “Greetings from Pontpool!”, my friends have suggested that I change my salutation to “Greetings from the hills of Bethany!”, as that is…

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A Love Story from Pontypool

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My daughters and I escaped the city and moved to the rolling, wooded hills near Pontypool six years ago. Our farm is removed from many things, but close to everything…

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