With warmer weather we’ve been busy

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Of course, that's nothing new, but it is so nice to be outside on nice days. Our fruit trees are budding, including the Chestnut crab that we love and thought the voles had killed...

Yep, we’re getting a very white Christmas

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But, holy cow, does it have to snow this hard? It's not a blizzard because the wind isn't strong enough, technically. However, snow is driving down thick and hard; about an inch every half...

My very best pumpkin pies are made of squash

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I know some of you will go "Ish! Squash?" But don't knock it until you've tried it! I was pretty nervous when I made Thanksgiving pumpkin pies for Will. He's a pie-snob and once...

The sun is shining

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And the icicles are falling off of the roof as the snow melts. Hooray! We have been so sun-deprived lately that having the sun out seems like a miracle. I celebrated the sun by...

After a week of rain and cold, the sun is shining

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It sure makes one feel better when the sun comes out after a long period of rain! Yesterday I went out and pulled some nice rutabagas and began washing, peeling, and getting them ready...