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Eager reader of history, mystery, classics, biographies, steampunk, lit fic, science, scifi, and etc. My reviews are mostly positive--I rarely finish or write about books I don't enjoy. My TBR is too high for that.

The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love

The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love - Kristin Kimball This was a great, even inspirational, book to read while in recovery from surgery and on the road back to being healthy and strong--I read it in one day after my recent operation. Author Kristin Kimball is an urban-living freelance travel writer who falls in love with a farmer and then farm-living. The story of her transformation is full of almost impossible hard work and the gritty, primal, fleshy parts of life that are necessary to turn the swampy fields she and her husband acquire into a diverse, self-sustaining farm in the community supported agriculture model that is their dream