Monthly Archives: March 2007

What we're afraid of

Spring buds under gray spring sky I had an experience this morning that kind of got my panties in a bunch, so to speak. When I dropped Rafe off at preschool, I asked his teacher if she’d like me to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

Two of my dearest friends share this happy day. Go wish Lisa a Happy Birthday, today! And also Mindy!. Happy birthday girls

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Garden, March 28

What a difference a few weeks of warm weather makes! The big snow from the beginning of March is already gone. Not that it’s fit enough to do anything with yet. But that doesn’t stop Rafe from digging. “I’m digging … Continue reading

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I spent my evening…

sewing pretty pink ballerina ribbons onto toe shoes… for this farmgirl (with her handsome father). Today she went from pigpen, to softball practice, to school, to pigpen, to dance class, to bed. And she’s on the honor roll. What? A … Continue reading

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Naptime

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Heartbreak is…

your gilt farrowing, then having no mothering instinct whatsoever and the whole litter dies. And you think she ate the last one. Now what…give her another chance, or send 10 months of time & money invested down the road? We … Continue reading

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It’s been a rather exciting bird day at Sugar Creek today. Too bad I suck at nature photography. So all of these photos are linked to other websites. ( Telephoto lens and Birding binoculars – hint, hint dear Our kitchen … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Canada geese on the creek Chickens out and about MUD! My least favorite. But soon there will be my most favorite signs – babies! Piglets, calves, and chicks to come.

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Garden, March

Here’s the garden, barracaded at the east end by a huge pile of snow. This picture was taken last week, and quite a bit of snow has melted since then. The pile has probably shrunk by about half. Today, however, … Continue reading

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Weird (and rather boring) things

A while back – quite a while back – Genie over at The Inadvertant Gardener tagged me to list 5 weird things about myself. “This will be easy,” I thought. “I’m very weird.” And then, nothing. So I enlisted my … Continue reading

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