In Our Yard (A Photo Essay)

It’s really hopping here. We’ve got the guys working on the washroom area every day now that the rain has (for the most part) stopped, we’re building fences, digging gardens, getting life set up a little more perfectly.

meriah nichols lost coast-20Mikey and I don’t ever want to leave this place.

And who would? I mean, this is the road to our house:

meriah nichols lost coast-37Things come together here a harmony that makes me feel like we live in the land that time forgot. Ethereal. Other-worldly.

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meriah nichols lost coast-27I love all of our neighbors and I love that we can have them and we can still have at least a mile in every direction to roam freely.

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meriah nichols lost coast-36I love that these kids of ours are growing up strong and free, like good bread rising from perfect dough.

meriah nichols lost coast-25I love all the animals too. Cows have such character.

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meriah nichols lost coast-22That’s all.

Hope you are having a good week too.

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Meriah Nichols is teacher and artist who lives in a yurt off the grid. She is deaf, has 3 kids (one with Down syndrome) and a lot of chickens. She writes about travel, disability, and getting dishes done. She likes her tea Earl Grey and hot.


#deaf mom, teacher & #disability activist, living in a yurt #offthegrid. 3 kids (1 with #downsyndrome), a camera and a lot of chickens. Never a dull moment
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