I saw the coolest owl

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I was driving home from getting feed two days ago when out of the corner of my eye, I saw a fence post that looked "odd." I checked for traffic and backed up. Yep,...

We finally got rain

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After weeks of drought and high heat, yesterday dawned with a dark, cloudy day. It was supposed to be sunny and 90s, so we wondered; it felt like it wanted to rain. But because...

We’re still fighting the drought

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The main garden looks great, as we can water it easily from our well. All around the north edge is a band of spreading dogbane. Although it toxic to humans (and dogs), it is...

If the drought wasn’t enough, now we have grasshoppers

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I've been noticing way more grasshoppers around this year than normal. And now they're getting bigger, you really notice them as every step you take, you send up a big cloud before you. I...

We’re just about done planting

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With a few open spots in the Wolf garden, I've planted a few snap beans like Strike and Dragon Tongue. Not for seed saving as it's too late to harvest dry seed beans, but...