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added on 14/09/2012 by: abby lee smith
Very Simple Very Easy Very Good, (VSVEVG) is about the shared life of artist and writer, Abby Smith and camposino and mezcalero, Felipe Pita Cruz in rural Mexico. This blog is about what it's like to live in the campo (country living en espanol), and our milagros and mishaps on the road to self sustainability.
 tags: animal husbandry, art, gardening-foraging, self-sustainablity, writing

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Walk this Way  Posted on 03/02/2015
Daily walks are essential to me, so today I set out to chart and time my route to work and find a good daily stroll. About twenty minutes later… Twenty minutes is perfect to clear my head before work, but … Continue reading...
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Good Morning Nicaragua  Posted on 02/28/2015
I haven’t thought much at all about how I’m going to blog about my three month stay in Nicaragua, thus, for this first post I will write it as personal travel diary. Entering Nicaragua was simple, it lacked the tension of...
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I Say Possible  Posted on 02/25/2015
I want to be a believer. I used to be. I was one of those people that said things like, “everything happens for a reason ,” “there are no coincidences ” “we create our own reality”. But what I...
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“What Makes You Enthusiastic About Life?”  Posted on 02/19/2015
My blog buddy, Britt Skrabanek asked me to write a guest post for her Life Enthusiast series. It was my first guest post and I really enjoyed the process. It’s an interesting question to ask yourself, “What makes you...
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Culling  Posted on 02/09/2015
When I was a little girl  I had a friend whose family were farmers. I loved Jackie and the Ludwigs, they were self-assured, no nonsense, capable people. They gave big hugs, and ate huge piles of food at their long … Continue...
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Conclusions  Posted on 02/01/2015
Recently, I read an article about interpreting poetry. The author scrutinized and explained a poem line by line. I felt like was in 7th grade biology, a poor little frog, dead and spread eagled with pins before me.  I thought, …...
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Year’s End Mexico Style: a Little Late.  Posted on 01/25/2015
It’s been awhile since I’ve written a farm update, so, I am very pleased to report we are 20 piglets more populated and—it was our best harvest ever! Our little plot produced four and a half tons of grain. I …...
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Can’t Plant Me in Your Penthouse  Posted on 01/13/2015
Going back to my plough… On my way home today. Corn and sorgum is harvested and ground, as you can see from the new header, the flowers and crops are gone. This is my favorite time of year. I will … Continue reading →
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Still Possible…  Posted on 01/08/2015
Recently, I had a dream, the climactic moment looked a lot like this. I wasn’t surprised when I woke and thought about it, because I had been memorizing Wildpeace, by Yehuda Amichia. It is the last poem in my series, … Continue...
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Invisible Before Us  Posted on 01/07/2015
The New Year dawns at the Piedra Rahada. I recite To the New Year, by W.S. Merwin   Hear it here.
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  • Bertha05
    Bertha05 19 September 2012 03:01:34

    Jajajaj it is good to know how you guys are getting involved in good and simple but important things We, Mexicans have in our hometown! ¡Gracias por recordarnoslo! porque a veces quieren que lo olvidemos

  • latigra
    latigra 20 October 2014 22:17:09

    Hi Bertha, sorry it took me so long to respond, I haven't been here for awhile. I'm glad you find vsvevg a reminder of something you value. Thanks for reading, paz, Abby

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