Plans for today have changed a few times! 😀 But before I get into that, we had some activity in the feeding station yesterday evening! Two pairs of deer came by - but they were NOT together! They kept fighting each other and chasing each other away from the feed. I do try to spread … Continue reading Change in plans (and fire update)
Yesterday was a day of running into town a couple of things, but I did manage to get one important - if rather late - job done in the evening. I burned a fungus. I really should have done it earlier in the year, but just didn't have the chance until last night. Mostly because … Continue reading Wasps, fire and other things
Yesterday afternoon, we had a constant, light rain. The perfect time to light a sketchy fire! Of the several fungus infected tree stumps we need to burn out, I started with the only one that isn't cut flush to the ground. I figured I should get the bigger one done first; the rest will get … Continue reading Fungus fire
The last couple of days have been very windy. I'd hoped to start cleaning up the fallen twigs and branches around the yard by now, but we're not quite there, yet. While putting out feed for the birds and deer, I thought I would do one thing, though. There is a bird house on a … Continue reading Bonus critter, fire hazards, yard stuff and update
Smoke funneled through the old ants nest in a tree trunk. The Re-Farmer
First, thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and said prayers for us about the fire. It is so much appreciated! I have since learned that two homes were lost yesterday. Sadly, one of them did not have insurance. I hope to learn more soon, and see if there is someone organizing help … Continue reading Fire Status
Got a call from my brother next door, letting me know there is a fire in the area. We couldn't see it from our windows until I went out clear of the trees. I then drove a mile south up the road to see better. This is to the south west of us. The winds … Continue reading Fire in the area: Update.