With Christmas approaching, we’re dashing around madly

Of course part of the family is coming to help us celebrate Christmas so I'm pulling out a ham and figuring out what goodies to make between now and then. (Of course...

Now it’s snow, snow, and more snow

That's what I get for complaining about all the rain we got in October and the first week in November. So, yes, the rain did stop; it froze and is now snow! You thought...

We finally got a little rain

We finally got a decent shower after being in a drought for more than two months. But, thankfully, we have water and have been able to water from two wells and our irrigation system....

Harvest continues despite our drought

From a too-rainy early summer, we've moved on to drought. It seems the weather gets stuck in one mode or another lately. So we broke out the irrigation pump last week and got everything...

Finally, spring is here!

After the second longest winter in northern Minnesota history, spring is finally here. Our temperature today is a sunny 50 and the snow and ice are going away fast. (Usually, we're in the garden...