Leaving their mark, and planning ahead

With the temperatures staying warmer, and the days getting longer, I've been starting to bring back my evening rounds. I was all ready to head out the door yesterday evening, when I saw three deer, running and jumping through the outer yard, from the direction of the barn! Then they stopped and seemed hesitant. I … Continue reading Leaving their mark, and planning ahead

That’s convenient, and sooo tired!

With feeding the critters outside, I needed a good, sturdy scoop to hold the cat kibble, deer feed or bird seed. At first, we tried re-purposing the gallon plastic jugs from distilled water. They're basically the same that milk comes in. We would just cut the bottom off to form a scoop and, with the … Continue reading That’s convenient, and sooo tired!

Critter of the Day: a story in pictures

Lately, Beep Beep has been very aggressive about wanting human attention. She has very sharp claws! After we made our trip to my medical appointment yesterday, the girls and I ended up going for a walk-about beyond the outer yard. Beep Beep followed us. She kept wanting us to carry her, but would roll and … Continue reading Critter of the Day: a story in pictures

Location, location, location!

Location makes all the difference. Even if you're a chokecherry tree. While picking a few more raspberries, I noticed some significant differences in the nearby chokecherry tree, compared to last year. Specifically, the ripening berries are already larger than the fully ripe berries I'd picked from this tree last year. This location is closer to … Continue reading Location, location, location!