December 18 marks a milestone for us–it’s the 6 year anniversary of PTF.   Looking back, it’s certainly been a learning experience and an interesting journey. If someone told me that our project would be where it is now, I would have thought them crazy.   So, now looking 6 years ahead, who knows where we will be or what we will be doing? One thing for sure, God willing, it’s going to be another interesting journey.

Thanks to all who have written emails and shared words of encouragement. Your taking time to write really means a lot to us, picking us up, knowing that we are not alone on this path.    To all our loyal readers and supporters (who have helped out over the years and attended our events) : Thank you for sharing our journey filled with successes and failures.

Celebrate Good Times !

It’s time to come togetherIt’s up to you, what’s your pleasureEveryone around the worldCome on!

As I was writing this morning’s post, I received a wonderful note from one of our readers:

To everyone at PathtoFreedom, take time from your labor to celebrate your achievements this year and in the coming New Year. Your path has touched my life so profoundly, now that is truly something to celebrate!blessings and love to all Gerry

Gerry, thanks for the email. Of course, we like to take some time off. But there is certainly no time for “down time” here on the homestead.

We, instead, shall celebrate by continuing to take steps to make our little patch of earth a viable and sustainable homestead.It’s a very profound feeling and sacred responsibility to know that we have created such a ripple that has touched so many lives around the world.

It’s great feeling to be reminded once and awhile by those who take time to write. It certainly lifts our spirits and gives us encouragement to continue the path.


  1. Wildside says:

    Merely a ripple? Ah no, PTF, I don’t know that you see your own power. You’ve got the force of an giant ocean wave in regards to the effect you have on others as you lead by example! Congratulations on your milestone of 6 years. That is certainly encouraging!

  2. JBB says:

    Congratulations! As someone who has been very directly influenced by knowing you and following your journey online and in person over the past three years, not to mention having enjoyed a lot of your salad, I grateful for your vision and generosity in inviting others to join you on the path.

  3. Nate says:

    I am grateful as well. Congratulations and here’s to many more years of providence.

  4. Anais says:

    Thank you all for the warm wishes! We are blessed to share this path with you.