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Monthly Archives: March 2008
I love it when we see new-to-us birdlife on the creek! I believe this is a male & female pair of Hooded Mergansers. Aren’t they the cutest little things? 3 years ago: Welcome, Rudy!
I mentioned in my last post that I’d been sick this week – a nasty sinus thing accompanied by cough and general tiredness. So I took the carcass from the chicken I roasted for Easter dinner and brewed up some … Continue reading
cabbage seedlings Ye olde blog has been short on words and long on pictures lately. Last week was a crazy busy week. This week is (thankfully) much quieter, but I’ve been sick and haven’t felt like posting much. But that’s … Continue reading
2 years ago: Hollywood Boulevard 1 year ago: Heartbreak is… Naptime
One of the fun things about this time of year is the bird life on Sugar Creek. It seems to be a favorite stop-over along migration routes. Last week I spied a Great Blue Heron out there, hanging out with … Continue reading
This weekend I got my seeds started – tomatoes, early cabbage, late cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kohlrabi, celery, peppers (bell, chile & jalapeno) and basil. Getting my hands in the dirt again is so good for the soul – even if … Continue reading
Things are a bit chaotic in the farmyard at the moment. As I mentioned in the last post, last week the butcher pigs’ sleeping area became water logged and we turned them out into the cattle’s winter lots. Then when … Continue reading
I love the look of pure, unadulterated joy on this frolicking pig’s face. With all of the water running through the place, the pigs’ sleeping area was full of water. So we turned them out and let them mingle in … Continue reading