New Yard Visitors and a Traveling Turkey

Things continue to wake up in the yard and in the neighborhood. These days, the corn we put out for the chickens draws a wide range of visitors – from chipmunks and birds to squirrels and, most recently, a rabbit. Meanwhile, the azalea in…

Some Cooking, Some Crafting

This photo sums up our weather so far this winter. A little rain, a little snow…We’ve had a little bit of everything. We’ve had balmy, spring-like days in the middle of December, and now it feels like we’re in a deep freeze. By Thursday,…

Advice From the Dogs

At first, I planned to plunge right into Christmas. I was on a roll. I didn’t want to lose momentum. I was looking up fruitcake recipes the moment the Thanksgiving dishes were done. However, better sense prevailed. Perhaps a bit of a pause was in order….

Little Things…

I think it’s a good day when you wake up and the sky looks like this: Ursa and Manny think it’s a good day when nobody else claims the couch. And Ginger thinks it’s a good day when the cookie you order at the local cafe…

Out the Kitchen Window

Sometimes New England says “Good Morning” in the loveliest way.