The bush growing at the clothes line platform is now in full, enthusiastic bloom! My mother told me the name of this, but I can't remember it at all. The Re-Farmer
So my darling husband (picture me speaking with a rictus grin) cheerfully comes traipsing into the bedroom and wakes me up with a "so, are there supposed to be cows in the yard?" What a way to be awakened! No. There are not supposed to be cows in the yard. He had been hearing the … Continue reading Good Moooorning!
My daughter got some pictures of a squirrel at our feeder stand today. It would go up onto the platform, then stretch out to catch the bottom of the hanging planter, pull it closer, then climb onto it. It saw my daughter taking pictures. Now, there's a face that can haunt dreams! 😀 Sure doesn't … Continue reading The Squirrel. Sees us.
I posted about an area I've been working on for some time that I feel is now pretty much done. Today, I was able to go back and take some photos. It will still need some raking and a pass with the weed trimmer, and the odd pruning of little things that got missed, but … Continue reading Clean up: old lilacs
This morning we had some very welcome rain. We are also supposed to hit above 30C today, with chances of thunderstorms, so I decided to do a check around the yard and see if any more branches had come down, etc. There were a few small branches, but as I went around the other house … Continue reading Surprise finds
Today, I will do things a bit different. Movie reviews! 😀 We made the trip into the city to see a couple of movies for my daughter's birthday. With the drive being more than an hour, it made sense to take advantage of it and see two. In the afternoon, we saw The Incredibles 2, … Continue reading Incredibles 2 and Solo
With today's heat (we hit 32C today, and it stayed there for hours), I wasn't able to get any work done in the trees and bushes until past 8pm! Even then, it was about 28C when I first started. As I write this, we've dropped to 25C, so it's still quite warm. I continued to … Continue reading I think I’m done?
Yes. Yes it is. The Re-Farmer
It's been another scorcher today, but I decided to work on the lilac row in the West yard. It was shady, and I made sure to have a water bottle with me to stay hydrated. By mid-afternoon, though, the sun had moved far enough that my shade was gone, and it was time to stop. … Continue reading Clean Up: lilacs – after
The sun room does not have any power to it, other than the light. Even the switch for that is in the old kitchen. When my dad used it, he had a radio and a clock going, powered by a household extension cord going through the window to the old kitchen. The cord was long … Continue reading Some Handy Hooks