More Snow…and a bit of Crochet

I don’t mean to harp on snow, but that seems to have been the theme of our week here. This photo was taken on Monday: And this photo was taken this morning, as we drove to church. Fresh snow plus Daylight Savings Time made…

Wild Turkeys, Sunrise Knitting, and the Start of Advent

We’ve been up with the sun this past week. Not that we weren’t before. We were. But this past week, there’s been more of an urgency about our mornings. We’ve wanted to make sure the new birds are doing well, so, at the first…

What We Do When It Snows

Spring is certainly dragging its heels this year. I think it’s snowed three times since I last wrote at the beginning of April. At this point, I have no patience for the cold. It makes me cranky. But, as there isn’t much point in…

Caterpillar Happenings and a Return to Knitting

This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about caterpillars. We found a monarch caterpillar in the hydrangeas getting ready to spin its chrysalis about ten days ago. By the time we’d finished dinner, it had finished the job. Since then, it has weathered several…

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…