Waiting on Spring

Waiting on Spring

Last year we were complaining … and worried … about drought. In the earliest days of Spring it was so dry that most mornings came without dew on the grass. Crops around here greatly suffered and many farmers reported a loss. This year it’s rain. And more rain. And … well, there’s no lack of [...]

Waiting on Spring

Waiting on Spring

Spring has been flirtatious this year. Snow in early May. Only a single day that has edged to the 70 degree mark. Now it’s a wet and cool Memorial Day weekend with my vegetable garden half planted. About the only thing I’ve found this gloomy weather good for is a walk through the local cemetery… [...]

Holy Bat Squirrel

Holy Bat Squirrel

(Heading Photo is a Pexels free Photo and not my own) It's squirrel escapades at our house We were wondering why our cats have been meeting us at the door recently seeming emotionally needy. (This was pre-puppy, so Tillie wasn't the problem at that point.) Pacing, yowling, rubbing against us ... we thought maybe this [...]

Walk in the Woods

Walk in the Woods

One of the things that we love about where we live is our "back yard". Thirty minutes from the driveway and we're at the lake. Head in the opposite direction, and we're driving down dirt roads, past iconic farm homes and old barns. And yet, one more turn in the road and we're in Idaho [...]