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The city insists!

So much for doing the initial cleaning for the estate sale. The city wants to come in and bush hog the lot! Say what? There are cherries, pears, grapes, and I don’t know what all is on this lot. A bush hog will take it all down. That means we switch gears and the lot becomes priority even if we have to reschedule the estate sale.

Nothing wrong with dreaming!

It’s no secret that I want a market garden, and have tried to create a market garden at Our Little Homestead. We had to travel so much that it just didn’t work out.

So, dreaming on…

The City of Knoxville Insists!

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Wesley and Colleen Crawford

Colleen Crawford

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I write because I have a lot to say, and City Homestead is my canvas.

I have a few regrets in life, and if I could start life over again, I would have pursued fine arts, learned how to dance, learned the language of music, learned to play the piano, the Native American flute, and never would have tasted sugar.

But the days go by quickly, and then the years fly by. And then I find myself in my 50s and wonder if it is too late to learn all the things that I put on a back burner.

City Homestead, but more importantly, Secret Haven, is a place where I ended up face to face with a challenge to blossom where I am. With that said, I am pursuing the rest of my life with the hope that I can change the course of my life and learn the things I dream of learning.

  • YHWH
  • Art
  • Gardening
  • Music
  • Writing
  • The kudzu jungle overtaking the South

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Wesley Crawford

Colleen Crawford


Projects mentioned in this post include:

City Chickens

Secret Haven

Market Garden

Garden Shed

Our Little Homestead

Market Garden

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