Holy cow, our bad luck has returned

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Our friend, Dara, says ghosts have taken up residence at our place, creating all sorts of mischief. I think it's just another run of bad luck for the Atkinsons. Yesterday, Will was busy hauling...

It’s amazing what you can get done with a few nice days

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After feeling pressured from being so behind in a lot of things, with these warm, sunny days, so unusual for northern Minnesota, we're finally getting caught up. Whew! That feels so much better. Yesterday,...

Holy cow are we rushing around lately!

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We saw, on our weather forecast, for Friday night and possibly Saturday night, temperatures in the low 30's F. Of course, we usually have temperatures of 5 degrees lower than they forecast, so we're...

Rain, rain, go away!

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We sure needed this ongoing rain a couple of months ago when we were in drought. Now, it won't quit! We're still harvesting, bringing in tomatoes, squash, and corn. Let me tell you, it's...

You ever have “one of those weeks?”

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We just went through a doozy. It started last week when David went into Walmart for a tire appointment. He'd ordered two front tires for his car as his were worn out. He waited...