Juneuary

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 »

A Rooster Among Us

This morning as I was getting my daughter strapped into her carseat, I kept hearing the strangest sound. It was like gurgling, gargling, and groaning all combined – and as if it was coming out of the mouth of a hybrid cat-baby-bird creature. It was loud, and really weird. I asked my husband if he…Read more »

Belated Haiku Thursday!

I have been failing miserably, lately, at staying on top of everything. I’m behind on laundry and vacuuming, I didn’t make it to the grocery store last weekend so we’ve been scrounging around in the freezer for leftovers, our plants from the greenhouse are only just now making it to the garden (late of course).…Read more »

A Tale of Two Cherry Trees

One of the things we really want to do on our homestead is establish an orchard, where we can grow our own apples, plums, peaches, and cherries. Last year, we started down this road by planting two varieties of cherries: Morello (sour cherries) and Rainier (sweet cherries). I am not actually a huge cherry fan,…Read more »