This post is to follow up on a comment from My Home Farm about sunflowers. They're doing some awesome things on their property and Victorian era house, so do head over to visit their website and YouTube channel! On learning we were planting sunflowers, my mother had made a big deal about how the birds … Continue reading Planning ahead: when to harvest sunflowers
It was shortly after 1 am and, as I was lying awake in bed, something I was seeing finally soaked through my heat-numbed brain. Lights. Flashing lights, out my north facing window. The sky was lighting up, over and over, hardly a break in between! Constant flashes of lightning. My West facing window was open, … Continue reading After a wild and crazy night!
Welcome to my “Recommended” series of posts. These will be weekly – for now – posts about resources and sites I have found over the past while that I found so excellent, I want to share them with you, my dear readers. 🙂 Whether or not I continue to post these, and how often they … Continue reading Recommended: Kris Harbour Natural Building
After the heat we've had for the past while, it actually got remarkably chilly last night. It was great! I had some concern about how it got for the kittens, but the basement is pretty good at remaining a constant temperature. This morning, I took one of the long boxes that held pieces of my … Continue reading Morning roundup, and I’m a tree!
So, I think this is a sign... For the first time since we cleaned and refilled this barometer, it has overflowed! As I write this, it's already 28C/82F and we've got weather alerts for heat and thunderstorms. Looking at the weather radar, it looks like we might actually get some rain. That would be nice! … Continue reading Feeling the heat, and fun stuff
Welcome to my “Recommended” series of posts. These will be weekly – for now – posts about resources and sites I have found over the past while that I found so excellent, I want to share them with you, my dear readers. 🙂 Whether or not I continue to post these, and how often they … Continue reading Recommended: How to Cook That
The kittens now being able to climb to the top of the stairs makes visiting them in the morning rather treacherous! Getting into the basement is difficult enough as it is, with the door opening over the stairs the way it does. Doing it while juggling a pitcher of fresh water, a bucket for the … Continue reading Morning battles! and, a rescue?
When visiting the kittens this morning, I was viciously attacked! By a Nicco! 😀 Saffron has one eye that is a bit gooby, so I took the time to clean and medicate it. Then, after they'd all had a chance to devour some wet cat food, they all went after my legs! They are tearing … Continue reading Morning smiles – and a surprise!
I spotted a mystery while checking the trail cams today! https://youtu.be/iYjTM1BiRFg Watch closely, behind the deer. We have a mystery critter! It's too big to be a squirrel, and squirrels are not out at night, anyhow. It seems too small to be a raccoon or a skunk. Those are large enough that they would be … Continue reading What on earth is that?
What a wonderful thing to find on the trail cam this morning. 🙂 https://youtu.be/BXeEa6LVSp8