Rain

We’ve finally been getting some rain. Much needed rain. Much appreciated rain. Appreciated except for when I am digging trenches between our garden beds.  The soil is much heavier now. This task has been hard, but before the dirt was dry as can be and much lighter.  At least there’s a lot less dust than […]

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Sweet Potatoes

Picked up 75 heirloom sweet potato slips last night and now I’ve got to plant them.  It was beautiful out this morning — very foggy! Wish I had time to take my camera out. Oh well. Off to plant. Until later …

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Ted

If you’ve been reading this journal, you will remember that last week, while sitting for a friend’s horses and goats, I found our cat Ted who had been missing for about six months.  Wally and I were elated to have him back.  We had been keeping him in the house at night except for Monday […]

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Irrigation and Scare Crowess

I knew once we got the drip irrigation installed, the weather pattern would break.  It has not broke yet, but according to the weather forecast, we are going to start to get some rain. Of course, what the weather says it is going to do is very different from what it actually does, but there’s […]

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Out of Compost!

We are pretty much out of compost! I did not ever think that would happen! So I had to buy some yesterday.  I got .57 of a ton and given a ton is 2,000 pounds, that’s over 1,000 pounds of compost. Too much weight to carry on Yoda and a whole lot to unload! There’s […]

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I wish …

I wish I lived in a world where you do not have to worry about whether it rained or not. Where if you worked hard, you’d be appreciated and compensated. Where people accepted you as you were even if you were a bit different. We have had no rain for about three weeks now.  The […]

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Sunday

This is Wally’s only day off this week.  I hate it when he has to work Saturdays.  I told him I would not wake him up this morning so he could sleep in as long as possible.  I expect we will not get a whole lot done today.  I am bunny sitting for a lady […]

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Lost …

Remember the TV series Lost? I was so addicted to that show. I feel very lost now.  I just finished milking the goats and feeding the rabbits including scything some grass for them.  The second pasture that we have yet to fence in has grass so tall you could lose a small child in it. […]

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Tired …

Wally and I worked our tails off yesterday.  I finished all but one permanent raised bed while Wally worked on removing grass clumps. Another iPhone picture.  I do not need to tell you how much work it is to manually shovel all of these alleyways.  Wally cleaned out the last rabbit tractor and some from […]

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