You would think that owning 32 acres in the forest would mean we would never need to buy a Christmas tree. That’s certainly what we thought when we moved up here. And the first few years Ramon did cut down smallish cedar trees and bring them inside to stand in
This year my garden has been a bit of a disappointment. Partially my own doing, but not completely. I always get excited when I order seeds for different kinds of peppers and tomatoes back in February, imagining everything I will do with them once they ripen later in the summer.
Now I understand that many of you have seen enough about the solar eclipse that just graced the USA. Or you feel it isn’t that interesting and/or you have seen way better images than I can possibly have taken. Of you I ask to give me a chance to not
A few weeks ago Otto, our Chief of Vermin Control, had yet another stroke from which he miraculously seems to have recovered after being on death’s doorstep for a week. This is not only really hard since he is a beloved member of our family but it also laid