As we march towards winter, the days are getting shorter, the girls are still molting and the temperatures are hovering very close to freezing at night. No snow yet, but soon... Egg production is still pretty pitiful since our spring layers haven't all started laying yet. But it's a gorgeous time of year here in Maine, so we're loving each and every day. Last weekend I wrapped up my last trip of the year, speaking and signing books at the Mother Earth News fair in Topeka, Kansas. Now I'm looking forward to staying home for a few months and working on my next book this winter. Take a peek at our week.