We worked on all our projects this weekend. I finished my staking, so I’m ready to plant, and Mike mowed one last place, and took the mower off for the winter. Continue reading “Journal November 15, 2004”
A new kind of bird for the farm list – a Snow Bunting
There were several flocks of them eating foxtail seeds as I was staking the field. The first flock I saw had about 30 birds. Continue reading “Good birds this week – November 10, 2004”
A great weekend for mowing and for birds. Continue reading “Journal November 8, 2004”
A gray, rainy weekend – great for seed cleaning, but frustrating for mowing. Continue reading “Journal November 1, 2004”
A beautiful weekend – sunny days in the 50s. The ladybugs and wasps were out again – there doesn’t seem to be any way to keep them out of the house. Continue reading “Journal October 25, 2004”
One of the folks from the birdnet sent a link to a blog written by someone in Iraq – a soldier working in a medical unit. Continue reading “Two birding notes – October 19, 2004”
Another great successful project with the new machine.
We’ve been thinking for a long time of clearing out the woods above Hidden Oaks Prairie – there’s a triangular area inside the loop our path makes that has large oaks, and savanna plants underneath, but it’s a thick tangle of vegetation that we can’t even walk through easily.
Mike got his new machine, so we spent the weekend trying it out. Continue reading “Journal October 18, 2004”
A beautiful weekend – the leaf colors are brilliant this year. All the maples in the woods show up against the darker colors of the oaks. Continue reading “Journal October 11, 2004”
The hummingbirds have finally left, the white-throated sparrows are back and we saw wonderful, colorful spider. Continue reading “Journal September 26, 2004”