Monthly Archives: September 2007

A quick hello from COS

Travelling again, for work this time. Just had to try out this airport wireless thing with my new laptop This has been quite the year of travel for me. Ready to stay home for (quite) a while. It’s definitely fall … Continue reading

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Barn still life

Some pictures I took in my brother’s barn recently

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Hope comes in litters of 9

I feel like there’s so much to catch y’all up on. Here’s one of those things. A couple of Saturday’s ago Olivia came in from feeding pigs and said, “Um, we have baby pigs?” You might remember the disasterous farrowings … Continue reading

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Hawk (5), Ike (4)

Ike and his flock The electric poultry netting we use is on its last legs. We’ve used it for 4 years now, 8 batches of broilers. Some of the wire has come undone, leaving gaps in the fence. That’s not … Continue reading

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Our late summer garden

will probably never look this nice again. Matt spent an entire day weeding and prettying up the entire garden for the photo shoot. He thought he might never stand up straight again. Some more melon-y goodness for your viewing pleasure:

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Playing favorites

Last week Tuesday night we saw overnight temperatures in the mid-30′s. I chanced it and didn’t cover anything, but Thursday night when a low of 27 was predicted I drug out the bedsheets. All of the container plants I could … Continue reading

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It's a wrap

So the Big Melon Project is almost wrapped up. Your last “clue” is…look for us in the pages of Country Gardens Magazine! It won’t be for about a year, but of course I’ll be mentioning it here when our issue … Continue reading

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At long last…

I’m typing to you from my new laptop. I don’t have access to my pictures from it yet, so just text for tonight. But I can tell you I am thoroughly enjoying it, as one does when one has saved … Continue reading

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Found

by the girls, in the corncrib when they were converting it into a “clubhouse”. I think I’ll be invoking eminent domain and sniping this treasure for myself.

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