This last month has been exceptionally gray and cloudy. The local weather folks are saying that this is one of the longest stretches of cloudy weather in January since records have been kept. We were so pleased to see the sun reappear a few days ago! Continue reading
The new year has begun with plenty of cold temperatures, but so far not too much snow. Our icy driveway has made walking more challenging than usual – we wear cleats on our boots. Continue reading
We’re definitely into the cold part of winter – this morning it was -5F on the kitchen window thermometer. Continue reading
The fall has been beautiful but the colors are changing fast – every day it looks more like winter. The only leaf colors left now are the gold and bronze and rust of the oaks. Continue reading
It’s the end of summer already – fall always comes too fast.
Goldenrods and Asters, Gentians and Blazing Star are in bloom, and birds and butterflies have been migrating though on their way to warmer places. Continue reading
It’s been a busy summer – lots of visitors, lots of projects. And the weather has been perfect for the prairies – the flowers have been spectacular. July and early August are the times when the most flowers are in bloom at the same time. Continue reading
The hot weather has arrived, along with bright sun, fast moving storms, and misty mornings. Continue reading
After the cool, rainy spring, we’re starting to have some warmer, sunny days. Continue reading
We keep expecting a transition to summer, but so far it’s still spring – cool and wet, with lots of rainy days and not many moth nights.
We’re having a cool, slow spring this year. Every day a few more birds arrive and a few more flowers open.