The rain and the hot days are making the gardens terrific

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For more than a month we've been experiencing above normal temperatures along with plenty of rain. So just like last year was the worst gardening year for us, this is the very best. For...

You wanted to see pictures of Red chasing Hondo?

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Well here are a few. Honestly, those two go at it for fifteen minutes at a time. Red, our Bourbon Red tom seems to be in earnest about the whole deal while Hondo thinks...

And then my computer crashed

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Things were going along nicely … I was pulling in lots of dry beans, canning more corn, and taking seeds from our many tomato varieties. I brought two Bozeman watermelons to the house that...

It never rains but it pours

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Our area was so very dry earlier this spring, with the rivers and lakes down alarmingly. Then it started to rain! So far, we've had four inches in two days, another inch, then an...

Our cold winter is here

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After such nice a week or two, winter's back. Last night it was down to 12° F with a thirty-mile-an-hour wind. I'm so glad Will and I hurried to get ready. We sure are...