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Hi Marianne, just giving this a bump and checked out the gorgeous fall photos.

Everytime I sit quietly and think of living my life out to the fullest and helping others, I can't help but to think of what a great place you built.

~One Love~
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Thanks so much Leah- it is truly magical.  
 
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I’ve been doing some research since this land has been clearly occupied for centuries.  We often find artifacts from past residents, almost always made from the quartz that is everywhere.   The Meherrin Nation occupied this area, a group wrapped in Iroquois language and customs. Their name translates to “People of the Water” which seems so incredibly appropriate for this Permaculture haven edged by a river, bisected by a creek and many springs throughout.  I love this and wanted to share with y’all.
 
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Merriest of Holidays and Peace for our earth!
 
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Hope everyone had a peaceful holiday!  We have lowered the price on our farm by $50k.  Here’s the link and cheers to all in 2020!
https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/919-Gilbert-Ln-Victoria-VA-23974/235981808_zpid/
 
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Hi Marianne,
I hope all is well. While your home is on the market, are you renting any rooms the week of Jan 6-11?
I am wrapping up an event and have accumulated some days off. Your pictures have me drooling for some rest & relaxation.
Thanks,
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Hey Leah
How I would love to meet you.  Give me a couple days to see what,where and when with the “kids”.  
Happy New Year to you.  
 
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Happy New Year!  
Leah- please pm me with some specifics: dates and how many.  We can totally work this out.   Thanks!
 
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Looking forward to hanging out with you Leah!
 
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Was researching something else and happened upon the listing for Cricket Cove Farm on Virginia Estates website and thought it looked very nice. Here’s hoping the New Year brings you an offer!
 
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Thanks James. I hope this year fills your dreams too.  
Cheers!
 
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I need a little green in my life today- thought you may too.
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Sometimes all you have to do is look up to see magic
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Hello Marianne,
Greetings from a beautiful snowy Salt Lake City. I came across your property last week and have not been able to get it out of my head. My partner and I currently have an urban flower farm and have been searching for land that calls to us as home to expand our dream. I would love to connect with you and ask you a few questions about the property and also the community. Thank you!
 
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Good morning and welcome to permies!  I’ve sent an email to you and will happily answer any & all of your questions.
Thanks for finding us.
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Crazy spring weather happening in southern VA
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Wow. Those appear to be jonquils. A month or two early. I'm fairly close to VA & have noticed a few budding trees already but not any jonquils.
 
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They are & Carolina Jasmine in full glory.  Yup- 3
Months early.  
 
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Was curious so checked ours. Sure enough. Jonquils in January.
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Crazy everywhere but if my biggest issue is flowers in bloom in Jan - I’ll count my blessings!
 
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Ahhhh, just breathing a breath of serenity looking at the pictures. Thanks again Marianne!
 
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Hey Leah~
So glad that you came for some R&R!  Happy to know you.  Xoxoox
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With all of the weather challenges globally, feeling lucky that we only have a couple early blooming fruit trees that will loose their sparkle by morning.
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The beauty of the recent rains~
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Bloomers in Feb, happily only 2 plums, and a perfect end to days of rain.
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Amazing weather swings in the last week. Both so beautiful!  But very happy to see snow and cold- the rest of the fruit buds need to calm the hell down.  Lol
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Magic that will be long gone by tomorrow- but for today.....
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Hey Marianne,

What a beautiful homestead you and your husband have!  I would like to figure out a way to purchase your property with the help of a few families.  Are you in the process of finding a new home? Are you building your next home?  I am asking because I am a builder in the Charlottesville area.  I specialize in timber frame homes, using natural breathable walls that are well insulated and provide a wonderful space to live in.
I also own and operate my own sawmill, to cut down on costs for my own building projects as well as others.  I would like to bring my family down for a visit to see if we want to move forward with this dream!

thanks for all the pictures and updates.  

All the best Gabe
 
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Good morning Gabe and thanks so much!  You’re only a couple hours away so yes, please come down.  I’m sending you an email shortly.

We have found a place, or better put, it found us.  Hubby is an artist blacksmith and has taught at the Penland School of Craft, in Penland NC for decades, which is where our once forgotten & neglected next adventure is.  

Log homes and timber frame homes have always made my heart happy- good for you continuing this lost art of building.  Hope to connect soon.
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Feeding the bees on weird and warm February Days
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Take a breath and a stroll in this peace~
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While people are being still;
Nature is Singing!
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Redbuds blooming and quail nesting.  A good day!
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