Of course…

I recently crocheted pairs of fingerless gloves for my daughters, to help keep their hands warm while at their keyboards upstairs - the little ceramic heaters my husband got for them do keep things warm up there, but fingers still get chilled! Especially my older daughter's drawing hand. That left me with a few little … Continue reading Of course…

Protecting the jade tree, and critter capers

So... we've had problems with the more recent additions to our cat colony indoors. They've decided our plants are for them to play with and dig in. One of the pots we've been trying to protect is has the parent jade trees that we brought with us when we moved. During the drive out, it … Continue reading Protecting the jade tree, and critter capers

A bit of snow, and a bit of a disaster (averted)

It started to snow lightly last night, and is still snowing now! Nutmeg, Creamsicle Jr. and their mom, Butterscotch From what I can see on the weather radar, the heavier snow passed just south of us, and we will continue to have snow for at least a few more hours. Which makes me extra happy … Continue reading A bit of snow, and a bit of a disaster (averted)

Our 2021 Garden: leveling down, and unrelated destruction

Last night, while checking on the onion seedlings, I decided it was time to lower the shallot and bulb union seedlings in the big tank. The seedling tips were looking a little dried out, likely because they were getting too close to the warmth of the light fixture. Doing that required removing the trays and … Continue reading Our 2021 Garden: leveling down, and unrelated destruction

Our 2021 garden: not quite cat proof

Aren't they adorable? Don't they look so sweet and innocent, snuggled together? Don't believe them. They lie! They are devious, destructive beasts! 😀 Okay, okay. I don't think Cabbages and her "grandma" are the guilty parties responsible for this. The tank's lid has an opening at the back for the filter, cords, etc. I'd blocked … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: not quite cat proof