• 5 Beautiful Things


        Man’s Best Friend When I visited Brent and Josh at their home several weeks ago I had the distinct pleasure of meeting the new addition to their family: the wonderful (önderful?) Önder! She was wide-eyed and brimming with that puppy love that turns every dog lover into a gibberish-speaking, coochie-cooing fool who speaks […]

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  • Reading Water

    BY:Josh and Brent

      The term ‘reading the water’ probably seems like an odd phrase.  If you’re an avid sailor you know exactly what I’m talking about.  If you’re a meteorologist you know what I’m talking about.  In a nutshell, reading water to a fly angler means you’re looking at the environment for clues to give you insight […]

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  • Gone Fishin’

    BY:Josh and Brent

      “Why Fly Fishing?”  Choosing Fly Fishing as a sport and lifestyle By JP Ross, JP Ross Fly Rods & Co.   So what makes fly fishing so fabulous? Is it the mystery and romance? Is it the majesty? Is it the sense of honoring a tradition? Or is it because it’s like joining a […]

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  • önder, the table, and dreaming

    BY:Dr. Brent

      When I was a child almost every Sunday’s paper would have a small advertisement in the classifieds showing an old photograph of someone. The caption read:  “Lordy, lordy look who’s 40”.  I don’t know what I found so captivating about this bit of hometown humor. Perhaps it was trying to figure out what 40 […]

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  • PolkaSpot in Paradise

    BY:Josh and Brent

    PolkaSpot would like us to remind you that “lloooooooooong before Faintly”  she was the original world-traveler.  When we launched the PolkaSpotted app for the iPhone last year, we had no idea all the places she’d go and all the people she would meet.   You can check in on her travels at her website (yes, she […]

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  • 5 Beautiful Things


        What’s in a Name? “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” In this case, I think Shakespeare got it wrong. Would we revere this flower’s iconic scent if it was really named hideous maximus horriblous or pink excrement on a thorny stick?  I think not. Names are terribly important to […]

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  • Faintly on the Job

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Last Sunday, we brought Faintly down to the Mercantile so that folks could meet her. We thought you might like to see a few pics from her day as the wee littlest shopgirl…

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  • Beekman Baby Goats

    2013 Babies!

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We’ll be updating this page daily to record every single new birth at Beekman 1802 Farm this year. Kidding season lasts from now till May, with a few breaks in between for Farmer John to catch his breath.

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  • Is Faintly Bigger Than A Village?

    BY:Josh and Brent

    We learned what wee little Faintly is bigger than in our house. But what is Faintly bigger than in the village?

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  • Beekman Barnyard

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Photographer David A. Land traveled to Beekman Farm to photograph us at work in the kitchen for Food Network Magazine (click here to see that work) During his down time, he took a walk around the barnyard.  Now he’s shared those photos so that you can take a walk around the barnyard, too!   Visit […]

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