We had a nice family get together on Sunday

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Our family was unable to have Easter dinner together, due to their other family obligations, so we set Sunday as our unofficial Easter dinner. Granddaughter, Ava's pony, Whinny, and our burro, Crystal, also badly...

The sun’s out and the sandhill cranes are flying

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I was standing by the cow corral gate, waiting for Will to come with the tractor and another big round bale of hay when I heard this croaking sound up in the sky. My...

The sun’s out and it’s thawing today

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For the first time, we're seeing snow melting. There are big puddles on the roads and parking lots in town. How exciting! It fired Will up and he went out into the greenhouse and...

Sometimes you get an unexpected break in your day

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Our routine is pretty much the same, day after day. We get up. I shower while Will builds up the fire in the living room stove. When I'm dried off, I go out to...

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...