I just got back from a much needed walk outside, to do at least part of my evening rounds. I would happily have stayed out longer, but the mosquitoes were out in their masses, and I didn't want to cover myself with bug spray, this late in the day. While out, I checked on a … Continue reading Babies of a different sort, and wasted day
We have finally reached a point where enough snow has melted away, and the yard is dry enough, that I can walk around most of the yard. At least while the ground is still frozen in the mornings. Which meant I have finally been able to look for the base of the grape vine that … Continue reading Found it!
I've picked our first grapes today! Most of them are like this, still. But I was able to gather some ripe ones. They are so tiny, and each grape has a single seed in it. Growing among the spirea, I was doing a fair bit of digging among the leaves, and kept finding more and … Continue reading Fruit of the vine
Today, my older daughter and I confirmed that the mower would fit in the back of our van, took out the seats, emptied it of my crates of supplies (we kept the emergency kit and cooler of van water, though), and loaded it up. I won't be taking it to the shop until they open … Continue reading Ready to Go, and a nice surprise