The sun came out and it was 37 degrees yesterday

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It's amazing how much gets done when the sun is out! I really think the sun increases your energy in the winter. Besides, when it's above 30 outside chores are so much more pleasant....

With Christmas approaching, we’re dashing around madly

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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 there is...

Now it’s snow, snow, and more snow

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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

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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

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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...