They’re finally in! Also, we still have an income…

The last of our seed orders FINALLY came in the mail today. They were shipped quite a while ago! This was the first batch that was ordered. I completely forgot that, on noticing how few seeds were in the packets compared to the giant sunflowers we ordered last year (which was by weight, not seed … Continue reading They’re finally in! Also, we still have an income…

It’s a fairyland out there!

Yesterday's fog kept getting denser and denser before finally being blown away last night. The live feed on the security camera looked like a blizzard, but it was just fog! Now, everything outside looks like something out of a magical fairy tale! The spruces are the tallest trees around, and their tops always get the … Continue reading It’s a fairyland out there!

Happy Three King’s Day, and digging out the fire pit

Happy Three King's Day! Today is the Feast of the Epiphany, which is our last day of Christmas. After today, we start taking down our decorations. 🙂 It was another mild day today, so when I finished my rounds this morning, I decided to go ahead and dig out the fire pit. I considered breaking … Continue reading Happy Three King’s Day, and digging out the fire pit

Yesterday and today, with some odd stuff thrown in

I never got around to making a new post yesterday, so I'll start with what I intended to write, yesterday! While doing my morning rounds, I noticed the step ladder we'd left leaning against the storage building was no longer there. So I trudged my way through the snow, dug it out of where it … Continue reading Yesterday and today, with some odd stuff thrown in

Frosty morning, and… stuff (updated)

I headed out to do my morning rounds a bit on the late side, yet there was still frost in the air! It was looking downright foggy, in fact. Everything looked like a fairy tale, sparkling away! Even the ugly wires used for fencing looked beautiful. I love how the lichen on this fence post … Continue reading Frosty morning, and… stuff (updated)

Thanksgiving lunch, mulch experiment and outside kitten progress

Lats this morning I headed over to my mother's place with a turkey dinner to have lunch with her. On the way out, I spotted three sets of ears in the window of the cat shelter. Tiny sets of years belonging to the little kittens! I didn't dare go closer for a picture, though, because … Continue reading Thanksgiving lunch, mulch experiment and outside kitten progress