You know what I love? Bourbon Old Fashioneds. You know what I despise? Maraschino cherries. Now, I don’t claim to understand exactly what a Maraschino cherry IS (I don’t think I want to know). But – I know what it DOES, and that is: makes me want to hurl. They are seriously so gross. Homemade…Read more »
Summer is here! The solstice may be a few days off, but summer weather is here, and the only things my kids have an appetite for are watermelon, ice cream and popsicles. I don’t have any issues with the watermelon, but I like to make the rest from scratch so I can cut down on…Read more »
It’s here, another haiku Thursday! So here’s a tribute to our recent cool spell: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Stiff winds blow and rain Splashes puddles. Blanket forts – Snuggle-bunny time.
Our 20-acre property is surrounded on 4 sides by various types of evergreens (fir, cedar and a bunch of pines I can’t even identify – I’m working on that). As a general rule, I’m fine with that. I love the privacy of our little homestead, and I love that even in the dead of winter,…Read more »
It’s Fricking Freezing, Mr. Bigglesworth! Sorry, I’m a product of the 90’s, I can’t even help myself. But seriously, it’s really damn cold here. This morning we woke up to a foggy, chilly Monday morning, complete with a seemingly half-hearted almost-rainbow. It’s like it wanted to be a rainbow, but couldn’t quite summon the energy.…Read more »
Technicolor green, Sun-dappled and spring-shiny, June’s glorious show.
We live out in a remote part of Northeastern Washington state, on a quiet 20 acres close to absolutely nothing. It’s beautiful, and peaceful. I work from home and the view from my office window is pine trees, meadow grass, and our massive garden plot. But still, sometimes I need to push away from the…Read more »