Today marks a year at our sweet 7 acre hobby farm in Zachary, LA. On March 4, 2016, we embarked on the adventurous journey of life on a farm, completely oblivious to the twists, turns, surprise expenses and unexpected blessings we would experience in only 12 months. We always dreamed of having a piece of… Continue reading Cypress Bayou Farm, Year 1.
The aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016 has been minimal for us at Cypress Bayou Farm compared to the devastation of so many in our state. On our road alone, people sustained 4-5 feet of water in their homes and the piles of debris at the end of each driveway grow each day. As… Continue reading Farm After the Flood.
Have you ever clicked with someone instantly, as if it were cosmic? That's sort of how me and my girl Alexandra a/k/a Alex started out. We met while taking a course in aerial silks last year. To put it simply, she is my kindred spirit, my soul sistah. She's a Louisiana girl, tried and… Continue reading Cypress Bayou: A Different Perspective
Since our fumigation, we assessed the damage and are awaiting the custom cut cypress to arrive so that work can begin. Since we have a short waiting period before repairs start, we went ahead and treated the soil for the native subterranean termites and formosan termites. The subterranean termite needs a soil source to survive and… Continue reading Living Among the Wildflowers.
Performing on silks with the circus is a beautiful dream but I never thought the circus tent would actually arrive one day...and cover my house! We had our home fumigated last week for drywood termites and this was the scene of the crime. Let me back up just a bit. When we first moved in, we started… Continue reading We Joined the Circus.