Clean Up: spruce grove perimeter, by the Saskatoons

One of the clean up goals that got shifted back a year, due to my husband's hospitalization and other issues last year, was to clear the spruce grove. Not all of it; parts of it will be left overgrown to shelter critters. I do want to get most of it cleared. This will be a … Continue reading Clean Up: spruce grove perimeter, by the Saskatoons

Growing things – and not growing things

My daughters and I headed out towards the barn last night, and noticed the dogwood growing at the shed with the roof my brother and I patched is now blooming very enthusiastically! It is such a strong, healthy bush! I'm hoping I can get away with leaving it alone, even though it's growing right up … Continue reading Growing things – and not growing things

I’m so thrilled!!!

My older brother and his wife are the best. Awesome.  Amazing.  Fantastic.  Fabulous.  Wonderful. They came over for a visit today, and brought me an "early birthday gift." AAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I actually started crying, when I saw them pull up with the trailer, and this was on the back. They bought us a riding mower.  Fully … Continue reading I’m so thrilled!!!