This is turning out to be a good old-fashioned winter. Continue reading Journal for December 17, 2007
This is our farm road through Western Valley, during a snowstorm.
A wonderful friend died suddenly this week – my mother-in-law, Pat O’Connor. She was greatly loved and we’ll really miss her.
This is gun hunting week, so we’ve been mostly staying inside and keeping our heads down. Continue reading Journal for November 20, 2007
We’ve finished planting this year’s prairie! We rented a seed drill from the DNR and, after the usual fiddling and readjusting, it took us about a day and a half to plant most of the seeds. That’s a lot faster than when I do it by hand! Continue reading Journal for November 12, 2007
We’ve been having lots of beautiful Indian summer days, but today winter has finally arrived. The temperature dropped steadily all day; there was a brisk northwest wind and periodic snow showers, alternating with sun shining through the clouds. Continue reading Journal for November 5, 2007
I haven’t done a blog entry in a long time because I haven’t been taking many pictures. It’s been raining nearly every day and I’ve been taking some very wet walks. Continue reading Journal for October 22, 2007
This is a view from the top of the Knife Edge Point, looking south. It was taken on October 20, 2007.
Ladybug and Box Elder Bug time is here again. Every fall the box elder bugs spend a month or so on the sunny walls of our house and garage, and too many of them find their way inside the house. Continue reading Journal for October 10, 2007