Category: Flora & Fauna

A Few of my Favorite Things

A Few of my Favorite Things

I don’t know about you, but this has been a strange week for me and I am happy to know that it’s Friday! I’ve had a whirlwind visit from my father, ups and downs around the house, busy at work, busy at home, and not enough time to just sit down and read. It’s been …

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“Blackberries need the rain AND sun” — on writing and its fuel

“Blackberries need the rain AND sun” — on writing and its fuel

When we moved into our house, we started planting berry bushes almost right away. Our blueberry bushes have exploded in the last few weeks, and we’ve already picked all of our raspberries and strawberries. We were lucky to find some wild blackberry bushes all over the bluff down to the river behind our house. My …

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Our Chicken Ladies

Our Chicken Ladies

I’m not sure if I’ve ever shared that we have chickens! ¬†We’ve had chickens since 2014 – the summer after we moved into our home. Keeping our ladies has been an adventure and earlier this week there was another turn in the story. I’ll start at the beginning so that you can understand my low …

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