With spring finally here, we are keeping pretty busy

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With Old Yeller up and running, Will made ditches with the tractor and breaking plow then cleaned them up with the dozer. (I won't mention that he threw a track yesterday, and he waded...

Mom’s not doing well, but my plants are cheering us up

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I'm sorry I haven't been blogging like usual, but Mom's having a bad time lately. She's having symptoms of a bladder infection (again), such as hallucinating at night, being confused and disoriented. But so...

We finally finished haying

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Yesterday, Will and I went out and picked up the very last square bales from the last hayfield. It was so good to be done haying finally and know that our animals will have...

To all my Backwoods Home family all over the world

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I hope you have a very warm and happy Christmas. Each and every one of you has become special to us. You encourage us on our tough days and bring smiles very often. I...

Through our local online auction, I picked up vintage Zane Grey books

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As a lifetime Western novel fan, I jumped (no LEAPED) at the chance to pick up several hardcover, vintage copies of many Zane Grey novels -- some first editions -- for less than $3...