A Day Out for the Chickens

Here are some photos from the chickens’ first day outside. Of course Pepper brought the mealworms. These helped make the transition a smooth one. I think the chickens would go just about anywhere if mealworms were involved. The cats squeezed out the basement door when we…

An Icelandic Yoke Sweater – Finished!

This week, I was down with a head cold. I do not, in any way, approve of head colds, but, in this case, my down time led to some productive and enjoyable hours. Basically, I sat in front of the fire and knit. (And, yes, those…

Getting the Dogs In

The snow, while beautiful, has brought new challenges with the dogs. Simply put, they don’t want to come back inside. Well – no, not all of them. Manny is pretty good about coming back in. Even though he thoroughly enjoys the snow, he likes…

Snow Day

We woke up to snow today. Snow on the ground, snow in the sky. Snow that continued to fall well into the afternoon. Schools closed, traffic slowed, and, for a while, at least, the world was very, very quiet. One of the first things…

Coming Full Circle

Recently, I looked back at some of my old posts to see what the family was doing a year ago. Did we have snow? What projects was I working on? Were we enjoying the winter? Imagine my surprise when I hit the archives and found that our…