Well, so much for trying to support the sunflower in the old kitchen garden. We had high winds again this morning, and the last of the three flower stalks on the remaining sunflower in the old kitchen garden finally broke. It was actually still upright when I came out this morning, but by the time … Continue reading Morning harvest, and another one down
Oh, what an amazing rainfall we have had!!! During a break in the rain, yesterday, we were able to bring in the onions that were still on screens under the canopy. They at least were dry enough to brush off the remaining soil, before their roots were trimmed and I strung them on twine, the … Continue reading After the rain
Yesterday evening, we found ourselves having another wonderful, solid rainfall! Enough to kick out our internet, but it was well worth it. Then, even as it was still raining above us, the setting sun lit up the more gorgeous rainbows. This is how it looked from the inner yard, beautifully framed by trees. But we … Continue reading Double rainbow, and will it survive?
Of course, I just have to start with my morning smiles! I am so glad we were able to build the kibble house for the outside cats. It's working out really well! We have about 5 days of warm weather coming up next week. The perfect time to add a sheet of rigid insulation under … Continue reading Taking stock
Yesterday's high winds knocked quite a few branches down. This one would have landed on the tent, if it had still been there. We haven't figured out what to do with the tent yet (other than keep the canvas parts). You can see two of the metal pieces that broke. On the table is the … Continue reading Wind damage and salvaged apples
I was talking to my daughter a little while ago when she happened to mention the current indoor cat count we have right now. Eighteen. I ... really hadn't thought about that. We've now got 8 cats upstairs, plus the 2 mamas and their 8 babies in the basement. That is insane. Two Face has … Continue reading So many cats… and a bit of a hang up