The Hawk-Mo Hotwire

Micro Entrepreneurism, Simple Living & Art

The Garden, the Garden, the Garden Oh MY! What’s going on in this Southwest Virginia Garden: July Update.

The garden is a beautiful place to be this time of year. Everywhere I look there is┬ásome kind of flower in bloom – Bee Balm, Dill, Ecinachea, Calendula, Nasturtiam, Zinnias, … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fall at Hawk-Mo

We are welcoming the cooler nights and days, however we are not ready for the cold. We went camping at Smith Mountain Lake for my birthday, and came home to … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Things I Learned in the Garden This Year

Season isn’t over yet, I still have carrots, beets, greens, and maybe some broccolis left growing, but I made this list so that I remember for next year: Grow 2 … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

August at Hawk-Mo

It’s Mom’s birthday month, which means that we celebrate whenever the mood strikes. Hank and I made an impromptu trip to the beach for some saltwater, sea breeze, sand, and … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Hawk-Mo = Bringing Burning Man Home

July has felt like a hard month around here. I’ve been focusing on the bad and totally losing sight of all the good, despite my efforts to avoid such things. … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Let’s Call June the Month of Monumental Achievment

We are kicking some serious ass this month at Hawk-Mo. I don’t quite know where to start, so I’ll start with the biggest dealio: Two weeks ago mom and I … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Hazards and Delights of Eating Local & Homegrown

We ate scones for dinner tonight. Not scones and a salad, or scones and eggs, or even scones and meat. We just ate scones. At least these were the best … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Building a Veggie Stadium

Luckily mom looked at the weather yesterday morning and realized that it was going to rain on Sunday and Monday, so we went gangbusters on outside projects yesterday. The weather … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Baby Chicks! Baby Ducks! Fish! Green Grass! Oh My!

We thought this place was gorgeous even in the brown of Winter, but now I think even an unbiased person might find some beauty around here. The green and blooms … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

February: A Month of Projects

I’m pretty sure this happened in January, but was never adequately celebrated. We reorganized the kitchen. Or more correctly, mom reorganized the kitchen and I, at times, provided a second … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

New Garden Construction & Hugelkulturitis

This is mostly a picture post. Which should make up for the last post that was, admittedly, a little extra heavy on the words. These things happen when I’m my … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

Holy Shit: A post about Poo

I read this book:   Its the poop book for grownups. A step up from the children’s version: Everyone Poops. This one is awesomely interesting and informative. Now mom and … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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