Winter is here!

It's been threatening to arrive so we've been super busy since I got back from my mini-vacation to Yellowstone National Park. There were still potatoes to dig, more dry beans to pull, all the...

We woke up to an inch of snow this morning

Our temperatures have been running about 10 degrees below normal — or more. Brrr. When Mittens saw snow on the ground this morning, she made a scrunched up ugly face. She was...

It’s been a different week

I've been busy cleaning out my raspberry-choked flower beds in the front yard, getting ready to renew them. Around here, wild raspberries are among the worst of weeds, spreading by underground rhizomes,...

After Spring arrived, we got dumped on by a foot of snow.

Boy, were we bummed! Just when all the grass was showing in the yard and the cows were dancing with joy, we got a winter storm warning for our area. We had...

Our tomatoes and peppers are growing nicely indoors, but it’s snowing outside

We were kind of bummed when it snowed hard today, giving us an inch of new stuff. But that doesn't worry us as it's already 38° F and...