Despite being extremely happy and thankful to have made the beautiful 2,000+ mile journey up to Alaska, the first few days on Sunny Spruce Farm weren’t so sunny for me… feeling sad to see Alvin go, especially without cell reception to communicate.. and tremendous sadness about Shelton’s deteriorating condition. It was hard to see him … More Sunny Spruce Farm
On a Wednesday morning about eight years ago, before going to work at Morgan’s Canoe & Outdoor Adventures in Indiana, I went to White’s Sale Barn. There I saw two little farm girls with half a dozen of the cutest free puppies. I took one of the precious hounds into my arms and rubbed my … More My Sweet Shelton
Eight months ago, we set out on an adventure in “Valhalla Falcon” to follow our dreams and live a life of purpose. My expectations were no match for the realities of life on the road. Expensive and time consuming vehicle repairs, border crossings, rainy weather conditions leading to mold growth, poor communication, and disorganization continue … More How has WWOOF impacted my life?
Reflecting on our two months in Arizona, I feel thankful for the time spent with old friends and family. I greatly appreciate everything that Gary and Laura did(do) for us and I hope that it was also helpful for them to have us stay for so long. We enjoyed many desert walks/runs, rock painting, large … More Reconnecting with friends and nature
The past month Alvin and I have taken a short break from learning on organic farms. We worked hard for over a month with the Doss Family Farm and had a fantastic experience. We were excited to hit the road in search of warm weather, sun, and a goat farm in Lompoc, California. Driving along … More Along the Coastal Highway
Guest Blogger: Alvin Goeser Halfmoon Haven on the Sunshine Coast, BC brought well needed peace. Although many days were a constant mix of rain and sun – more rain, the place felt like a retreat. Being that it was our first WWOOFing stint we did more “retreating” than actual farm type work. Actually none! We … More PNW 1.5
Alvin and I have been living in Ely since December, and have loved living so close to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the beauty of the north woods. We’ve enjoyed trail runs, cross country skiing, and getting to know the locals. As much as we enjoy living there, the reality of living in … More Go, Follow Your Dreams