We’re definitely into the cold part of winter – this morning it was -5F on the kitchen window thermometer. Continue reading
Category Archives: 2019
Journal for October 31, 2019
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
Journal for September 29, 2019
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
Journal for August 26, 2019
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
Journal for July 17, 2019
The hot weather has arrived, along with bright sun, fast moving storms, and misty mornings. Continue reading
Journal for June 21, 2019
After the cool, rainy spring, we’re starting to have some warmer, sunny days. Continue reading
Journal for May 21, 2019
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.
Journal for April 29, 2019
We’re having a cool, slow spring this year. Every day a few more birds arrive and a few more flowers open.
Journal for April 2, 2019
Spring is coming! Our mountains of snow are nearly gone, and today we’re seeing a mix of spring showers and bright sun.
Journal for March 11, 2019
We’ve had another month of cold and snow, but the forecast for the next few days is for temperatures in the 40s and an inch of rain. We’re hoping that means spring is on its way! Continue reading