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And I am grateful.
Today I heard those buzzy insects for the first time this summer – cicadas, are they? Is that supposed to mean something, like the first frost will be 6 weeks from today? That would be September 9th, so we’ll see. … Continue reading
This is a little rose bush that my friend Becky gave me. They were re-landscaping around their house and didn’t want it, so she dug it up and gave it to me. Pretty impressive that it has survived the move.
You never know what you’re going to get when you step out the door in the morning. I suppose that’s true of most professions, farming being no exception. Today it was Bully, who’s been sequestered in his own space since … Continue reading
Our first chicken-butchering day. I was so excited you’d think we were doing it ourselves. Instead a local Mennonite woman is doing them for us. Originally we were supposed to have them to the Hurst’s farm at 8:00 a.m. But … Continue reading
About 10:00 this morning I happened to glance out the kitchen window. Wow! There was a flock of over 40 Canadian geese hanging out along our creek. I quick grabbed the camera, went out and started snapping pictures. All of … Continue reading
Today started off a little rough – Matt ran over Sassy, one of our 2 housecats. She had spent the night outside and was apparently under his truck when he drove out this morning. She wasn’t killed immediately, but I … Continue reading
We’d had 1.5″ of rain Wednesday and Thursday. Then last night we got 4.5″. Matt woke me up at 5:30 this morning – he’d already been up a half hour. He woke me just to see the creek and say, … Continue reading