Dogs and Chickens…and a few other things

The days must be getting longer because more of our birds are laying now, including the turkey! Suddenly, we find ourselves with a surplus of eggs again. In other poultry news, we attended the Northeastern Poultry Congress in January. This is one of our…

Fall Fun – and a Sister’s Visit

First off, I want to share this fun photo of CPT A, working on his computer in the backyard with the dogs. Since this was taken, we’ve lost all of those colorful leaves in the back woods. A wild storm came through on Halloween…

Holiday Odds and Ends

Our holiday traditions have been scaled back this year in an attempt to manage Christmas production rehearsals, athletic events, school schedules, and just life in general. I’m calling it “Holiday Lite”. For starters, I toned the baking way down and am employing my good friend, the Sprinkle, to…

Last Minute Gifts

Lots of last minute crafting going on now that we have the Christmas packages officially out the door (as of yesterday). It wasn’t nearly as congested at the post office as I expected – hardly a line at all, and our clerk moved at…

Doctor Who Scarf Reveal

Back in March, I started a scarf for Pepper – the Season Twelve Doctor Who Scarf (you can read all about it HERE). Now, here we are in July, and I’m finally finished. That was some scarf. Nine feet, one inch long. 796 rows….