A funny thing happened the other day. I had gone to town to get some groceries, and when I got home I parked the car in its usual spot. It was a gorgeous day, I saw Brent over by the barn and waved. As I was waving I saw a black animal moving and went… Continue reading Summer back into Winter?
My mom and Chuck were out here for Mother's Day, on their way to Illinois. Knowing a bit more about identifying plants than I do, I was happy to hear that one big bush we have out back is a chokecherry! We have a ton of wild plums, so the suggestion that Chuck had was… Continue reading Spring into Summer
Squeee It is garden time garden time, garden garden garden time! We picked up the lumber for the first raised bed yesterday, and Brent put it together today. We also got the fence for this year's garden. It is considerably scaled down from the original plan, but I figured that if I didn't dial it… Continue reading GARDEN TIME!!
No worries, we haven't seen any tornadoes (*yet), but I realized this week that the movie Twister has whole new meaning to me now that we live where there are actually tornadoes. I grew up in Conifer where our major safety concern was forest fires. Tornadoes were something that happened at trailer parks in Oklahoma,… Continue reading TWISTER!
My last entry was on April 24th, so only a couple weeks ago, but it feels like FOREVER because so much has happened since then. Not like big things, but we've just packed a ton into the time as always. This likely isn't going to be a short entry because I have tons of updates!… Continue reading Two steps forward, one step back
As much as I would like to say that we are settling into a routine, it is still only a goal that we are working toward. In some ways we have some bits of routine in place. Brent is usually up before me in the mornings and he goes out to feed the chickens and… Continue reading Settling into a Routine
This is just going to have to be a short entry. As you can see it is after midnight on Wednesday night and I have to get up early to drive to the old house. I wanted to do a quick one though because I have two things to talk about. One is the chicks,… Continue reading