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April 12-A Spring day turned chilly
Monday, April 12, 2021      0 comments

It never warmed up today , the breezes were bitter cold and the sun when it did peek out had no warmth to it. So housework it was. Gene came over and put the hood lifters on my truck. I really appreciated that...as I knew it was quite not the... Read more
April 11- from Spring to Brrr in a few hours
Sunday, April 11, 2021      8 comments

Today I got to play outside..got the chores done..yep daily do!! Then did water tanks and watered the area..filled the bird bath and flushed the pond,,even watered the straw bales a bit to get a start on the garden prep! Then added the "clean ... Read more
April 10-Totally crazy day
Saturday, April 10, 2021      10 comments

Cleaning and moving fridges ...cleaning the kitchen and trying to get it organized, Company all day..in and out and round about. Out to the wood shop..down to the yard..back to the woodshop..down to the chicken yard. Out to check on cars.... Read more
April 9-Got a lot done
Friday, April 09, 2021      8 comments

Was expecting the new fridge between 1 and 5...so got Gene over here to do some carpenter work..lost the cabinet above the fridge..does anyone actually use that one? I found a single rose bud vase in mine so no big loss I am thinking! Then the... Read more
April 8- The Days Roll On
Thursday, April 08, 2021      10 comments

Can you believe the weather person said the S word!! After warm sunny days...temps in the 70's and every plant and tree feeling safe enough to pull back the covers and begin to send out shoots and blooms...they say S!!!! No...no please NO!! ... Read more
April 7- Warm sun, brisk breezes..must be Spring
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      10 comments

Oh I am getting the garden bug bad!! I sat and gazed at the ads for soil and plants and so forth ..it was all I could do to keep me from jumping in the car and heading to town on any pretext in order to be at Lowe's and strolling thru the garde... Read more
April 6- A Windy Blustry Day
Tuesday, April 06, 2021      9 comments

Tis an annual event..the Spring Winds roaring down the mountain and across the valley. Each year I am impressed with the powers of nature! We had a huge cedar tree uprooted by the wind several years ago. I finally trimmed it into a short compac... Read more
April 5- Town day..urg
Monday, April 05, 2021      9 comments

I did have to laugh when the adults were grunching about going to town..and the kiddos were like..WHY what's wrong with town? How do you explain to them the transition from free and fun times in town to adult responsibilities trips to town. We... Read more
April 4- A Quiet and Enjoyable Spring Day
Sunday, April 04, 2021      10 comments

Got lots of outside work done today..plus just walking around checking the existing plantings for buds and blooms. Rhubarb poking thru the dirt....hens and chicks (plants) growing and looking lively at long last. Tiny red buds on the Crabapple t... Read more
April 3 Beautiful Day
Sunday, April 04, 2021      10 comments

Sunny and warm equals yard work..any excuse to be found to be outside!! pics from yesterdays adventure will be here tonight..barely awake and ready to go to zzzzzzland. nice Picnic area ... Read more
April 2- A Day Away
Friday, April 02, 2021      9 comments

Today other than needed chores...done early...then loaded the truck up and headed for the mountains. Spent the day enjoying the sounds of the creek rumbling over waterfalls..looking into the clear clean waters for possible fingerlings and genera... Read more
April 1- The new month rolls in
Thursday, April 01, 2021      10 comments

We had a lovely first day of April with warm sunshine and only a bit of a cool breeze. So thankful for a day like today..twas needed !! Desperate for sunshine and outside activity!! I had a good laugh today...Angela has the idea that the gees... Read more
March-Good bye wishes and Hello April
Wednesday, March 31, 2021      14 comments

Tis not fair...the weather is starting to turn nice..and my silly knee decides to go weird on me. Just noticed today some discomfort with walking..did the ole.."walk it off" ...did not work. So time to dig out the braces and keep doing the ... Read more
March 30-Winter Checking in...
Tuesday, March 30, 2021      10 comments

I was snug and warm this AM...till I lifted my head and stretched out my arms..brrrrrrrrrrr some one turned Winter back on!! It went from the 70's yesterday to 32 this AM with a wind chill of 26...yikes. As I went out to feed I checked on m... Read more
March 29-March going out like a Lion
Monday, March 29, 2021      12 comments

After a lovely weekend today started out a bit cool and breezy. By midday it was clouding over or it might have just been dust, either way there was next to no seeing beyond the ends of the property except for a haze over everything. The winds w... Read more

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