You’d think things would slow down sooner or later

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At least now I'm starting to can in earnest. Today, I started seeding out some Leelanau Sweetglo watermelons (before they go bad in the greenhouse!) They have a nice, thick rind and while I...

With unseasonable warm weather, we’re getting a lot done.

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Yep, we sure know winter's knocking at our doors so, after a period of cold, we are happy with this last week of nicely warm weather — even hitting into the mid 60's. Will...

Finally, our weather’s warmer

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After all, we did have the second coldest February on record! Finally, it's turned nice, in the high twenties in the daytime and dropping only to the teens or single digits at night. Above...

Well, the knee surgery went well

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But boy did it knock me flat! I mean I was in bed all day yesterday. Me! Yep. But today I was able to safely do away with the walker and gently hobble about....

We’ve been spending a lot of time keeping everyone warm

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Under the spell of the Polar Vortex, we've experienced temperatures of -40° F every night with highs often reaching, perhaps -13°. Today was a heat wave! It only got to 40 below last night...