We’re loving the squash/pumpkin crop this year

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As it was a warm summer with plenty of rain, our pumpkins and squash did wonderfully well. So did the squash and pumpkins that our friend, Dara, grew. She helps us grow out different...

COVID-19 has been found in our county

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We're pretty sure it's down in the Duluth area as the news isn't saying. I think they don't want to panic Duluthians. It's also been found in northern Wisconsin counties. As the pandemic spreads...

Holy cow, Omicron is spreading like wildfire

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I called my oldest son, Bill, today and asked how pheasant hunting went yesterday. He and grandson, Mason, went down to southern Minnesota to join his friend, Scott and his kids at a game...

I’m starting tomato seeds today

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After waiting impatiently for most of the loooonnnnng winter, today I got out the bin of tomato varieties I want to start this year. For a change, I'm using the Jiffy peat pellets in...

Whew, and I thought we were busy before…

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In addition to harvesting and saving seeds, last week I drove our friend, Tom, down to Mayo Clinic for an appointment. Rochester is about a 5-hour drive from here, right through St. Paul's traffic....