Finally, spring is here!

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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...

Today was “one of those days”

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It started out pretty nice with a partly cloudy sky and no new snow. Besides, the temperature was 20 degrees above zero and was forecast to go nearly to 30. So I made a...

It is sunny and bright — a perfect Indian summer!

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After seemingly weeks of rain, the sun has finally come out again. And boy, are we making good use of it! David not only cleaned up around his cabin, removing all the stumps, brush,...

We “make hay while the sun shines” even in winter

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Yep, we've been having a week of below zero again for the highs. But we've got plenty to do inside after chores are done. (We're terrifically thankful for our new well by the new...

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...