July 28, 2019

From the front room of my great grandfather's house, I am watching the sun rise over super Walmart this morning.  The price of gas is $2.55.  And as of today, August 1st, there are now 14 days to create possibilities for saving this farm. Sweet music is on the stereo t...

July 28, 2019

The following videos tell just a part of the story of my family mint farm. It was a 3 year journey, give or take a few years.  I am sharing these videos to present a mint miracle, not to dwell in the past.  If your farm is facing financial difficulty; and find you are...

January 1, 2017

You have heard the saying, "if these walls could talk" and this certainly applies to this little white house. Although it may not look very fancy in the eyes of some people, what it holds inside, and in the hearts of many is priceless. This little house was the summer...

July 1, 2014

Who rescued who in the year 2000? At the time, I believed I was giving this dog a life, a home, and love. He needed to find a home so that Animal Control would not decide on his destiny.

Thirteen years later, and many moments in between I realized to life's full depth t...

February 11, 2012

I dedicate this blog to my father, J.E. Crosby.  I wrote an article for the Healing Garden Journal published on May 1st, 2004.  Two weeks later on May 13th, he suffered a stroke that led me back to the mint farm where I grew up in Mid-Michigan.  After his passing in 20...

August 24, 2011

Mojitos and fresh mint. Friends and dancing shoes. Lights and laughter. Celebration was in the air at the Crosby Mint Farm this summer!  In July, we were host to the Class of '76 for their 35th class reunion in the Big Barn.  Music filled the barn by Hidden Agenda, a l...

June 19, 2011

This short video was created for my son Kevin's 30th birthday. But, as I viewed the images, I noticed many of the pictures were of my Dad and Kevin. I always saw the love in their eyes for each other, and every picture displayed an embrace. So Happy Birthday to my amaz...

May 11, 2011

Many thanks to Aaron Fown for visiting with me at the farm.  I am honored to be a part of the Trip For Life...grounded in the muck we

discussed farming, sustainability, and the future as friends.  Crosby Mint Farm and the Trip For Life!

May 4, 2011

I fall back in love with Facebook every time I reconnect with friends from years ago.

A few months back, I received friend requests from sister and brother, Tina (Herrera) Lopez and Daniel Herrera. Overjoyed, I accepted!  It had been 45 years since our last communicatio...

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