Our blueberries have survived many trials already, most notably a fire I caused about four years ago that killed all but one of them back to the ground. They slowly recovered from that, though it took them a while. By mid-March this year the blueberries had responded to the warm […]
The two pullets we’ve been raising are now just a tad shy of three months old. A week ago we took them outside, so they’re living now in a separate coop on the orchard floor. Up until today, we had them within sight of the big girls but not close […]
Several members of my church, including Amanda and me, have been pruning and clipping on our church grounds over several weeks, and we had built up a nice big pile that needed to be burned. I torched it this morning when the wind was down so there was less risk […]
Today is what we call a “great drying day” – lots of sunshine, breezy, and low humidity. Of course we washed and hung out two loads of clothes, and once they were on the line, Amanda decided this would also be a good day to cook up some of our old […]
I just had a frustrating experience with my whole wheat rolls, so I offer you a cautionary tale.