Friendly reminder- A Donkey Dream needs support
Just a friendly reminder to all of you great people that supported my last Kick project "Misfits of Love' - you might resonate with the ongoing Kickstarter project for another... Read more
The book is here-perfect gift to give!
The book is here and is getting out into the world. So far Misfits is living in 38 states and 5 countries, and we hope to spread Misfit love all... Read more
Apifera Press is launching!
Hi everyone! I am going to self publish under my own imprint, Apifera Press.
I have gone the traditional searching for a publisher, being excited about prospects only to be... Read more
Update on "Misfits of Love"
Well, all the Misfits [including beautiful old Priscilla the goose shown here] and I are plugging away on making this project get to more people in more holdable form. The... Read more
Lessons of the pig...new art
Another piece of art for "Misfits of Love" capturing the heavenly aura of our Rosie, the grumpy little pig that we adopted from Sanctuary One [along with her boyfriend, Stevie... Read more
One of the founding Misfits is gone
Many of you already have heard the sad news that we lost Old Man Guinnias this weekend. He was nearing twenty and came to Apifera at age 15. I am... Read more
More new art for "Misfits of Love"
I wanted to share the new piece of art that will grace the chapter on Matilda, the old donkey of Apifera. I am so pleased with this piece - I... Read more
New presentation of Misfits, and your rewards
I'm excited to share a presentation with you - it is the working table of contents [first spread] introduction [6 spreads] and first chapter which is Old Man... Read more
OK, and now it really begins!
Once again, thank you all. I've had a week to rest - well, at least from fund raising - and am so excited to really dive into my Misfits.
The... Read more
Full Heart to You
I am verklempt. I've been using that word all day. I underestimated how emotionally satisfying, and moving it would be to reach this goal. Perhaps because I see these faces... Read more
Someone made a great suggestion...please read!
One of the pledgers made a post on my Facebook page - "OK - looking at these Kickstarter stats and thinking if the 84 backers could each pledge 55 more... Read more
Another short story from "Misfits of Love"
We are only 20 days from the deadline and almost to 50% funded. Thank you, everyone, for pledges, and for promoting this project. No matter what happens, there will be... Read more
Sample story from "Misfits of Love"
The stories from "Misfits of Love"will have a life of their own. The words of each story, printed on paper and then bound in a book, will be yours to... Read more
Aunt Bea floats away
Aunt Bea will have a chapter in the book.
Some of my backers will know all about Aunt Bea, the old pygmy goat Apifera adopted in late November 2011. Aunt... Read more
Land entwining with the animals
I view Apifera as one large entity- the land, the fog, sky, hills, pastures, trees and crops, and the river and rain - all work together with animal and dirt... Read more
Hospice of a Lamb
View the photo slide show "Hospice of a Lamb"
Life and death are entwined in any life, but seem more apparent here on the farm.
One of the most moving... Read more