The Polestar Farm Blog

Day 4

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe loved the stark landscape with the burrowing sheep so much that we decided to camp there for the night. The F road seemed to be one of the … Continued

Day 3

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe woke up in Thingvallavatn (I hope that you clicked on the photo of our ride around the lake in the Day 2 blog to see how that is … Continued

Day 2

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureLet me first answer the question: Why Iceland? My first year of college was at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Totally separate story, but despite how much fun I … Continued

Day 1

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureDay 1 Letty dropped us off at SeaTac and we all stood in amazement at the magnitude of the stuff we were bringing. Four bike boxes take up two … Continued

Iceland Adventure, Day 0

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureAnd by Day 0, I mean that we better have gotten everything done by now! Don’t forget the passports, who has the tickets? Did you remember to let the … Continued

Visualizing the worst

My first reaction to my mishap yesterday, was to not publish it online. But, last night I lost so much sleep over it and today I am periodically finding myself crying, that maybe it would be cathartic to write about … Continued

A fire extinguisher moment

We have all talked about “epiphany” or maybe its phrased a “lightbulb moment”. Either way, I usually use it to describe that look of enlightenment on my student’s face as they suddenly grasp the idea of what I’ve been preaching … Continued

Jump Academy #4

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyJump Academy is a series of blogs where I contstantly forget remember to take a photo of a cross country question at an event that I am attending. Then come … Continued

California trip #4

We made it home!  I did NOT intend for my blog to be catatonic for this long, I apologize deeply. My creative juices are needing an outlet, and here it goes! We were driving a mere 30 miles from home … Continued

Breaking Bad

I am held captive to my computer sitting on the trans continental flight. 4.5 hours of sitting in one place! Of course, there is a blog coming out of this. This week has been some ups and downs with the … Continued