I had a great trip out west with Bill and his family

My oldest son, Bill, and his family invited me to go with them on a trip to Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana, so even though I still have tons of harvesting/canning/seed saving...

I’ll swear Will and I are growing webs between our toes

We've only had one sunny (kind of) day in a week. It's weather for ducks and geese. This makes getting anything done around here a nasty job — squish, squish, squish. We were thrilled...

We woke up to snow!

Holy mackerel, we heard it might happen but we went to bed thinking "gee, it's surely not going to really snow…" But snow covered the ground early this morning and temps reached 32° F....

What a whirlwind weekend!

I'm sure you've all had those days, but our Saturday was a humdinger. We'd been hard at work all day. Will was working on our new pasture fence and I was harvesting beans and...

Rain, rain, go away

Since we are expecting copious amounts of rain today through Friday, we spent the last few days madly picking various crops. We are still having trouble with blackbirds by the hundreds eating our corn...