• Friday, December 5th, 2014

    Hummingbird Farms Thanksgiving 2014

    "A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. "  ~Benjamin Franklin  
  • Photo courtesy of Best of Fredericksburg www.bestoffredericksburgtx.com

    Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

    You know you're from a small town when…

    It is days like today when I realize how nice it is to be living in a small town.  It is two days before Thanksgiving and I had to "go to town" for errands.  So before I go any further let me say how much I love saying "going to town." [...]
  • Sunday, October 12th, 2014

    Who is Julia 1933?

    Now that our Julia 1933 collection has hit the shelves, we have many folks asking us where the name came from.

  • Monday, September 29th, 2014

    Texas Antique Week! It's big, really BIG, I mean BIIIIIGG!

    If you are from Texas you have heard about Round Top, TX (population 91) and Antique Week.  It happens a couple of times a year and it it BIG! Real BIG.  TEXAS BIG. You can read more about it here if you like. We are thrilled to be there [...]
  • Sunday, September 28th, 2014

    Do you know the way to San Jose?

      I had the most enjoyable weekend a couple of weeks ago with my very dear friend, Joan, in beautiful Carmel-By-The-Sea, California.  Both, Joan and Carmel, are two of my most favorite things on earth!   Joan and I were college [...]
  • Saturday, September 27th, 2014

    Waking up to a soft rain makes me happy, happy….

    May the sun shine warm upon your face,and the rains fall soft upon your fields….
  • Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

    Like a Porch….

      I want to lay up like that, to float unstructured, without ambition or anxiety.  I want to inhabit my life like a porch.   - Rebecca Wells, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood   
  • Sunday, June 8th, 2014

    A photographic journey

    We’ve been busy little bees, or hummingbirds, here at Hummingbird Farms the last few weeks.  First off – after 7 years, we decided it was time to update photography for our alleged new website.  I say “alleged” [...]
  • Sunday, May 4th, 2014

    What I have learned from old dogs and old ladies

    I saw a posting on Facebook today from a friend who mentioned a shelter that was full of old dogs that had been “turned over” by their owners.  I'm not sure of all the various reasons why these old dogs are turned over, but I [...]
  • Sunday, March 16th, 2014

    Another chick who no longer has chicken skin

    (The image in this photograph appears exactly as it is pictured.  This is not a model.  This is not a paid actor.  This is not photoshopped.  This is not a stock image, but a real photo sent in by a really happy [...]

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