snow!

We had a skiff of snow on the ground this morning! Here! On the valley floor! Of course I have no pictures of snow in the yard this morning because I am pretending I didn’t see snow in the yard this morning. And if I didn’t see snow, then it really didn’t snow. Right?   …

Snow in the mountains!

Look what we woke up to this morning!     AAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!! Weather: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 49. Calm wind. Tonight a 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Calm wind.  

It’s late (0745) but the sun is just making an appearance. The light really messes me up this time of year. It seems like it’s way into October before I move with the flow of fall instead of fight against the change. Don’t get me wrong~ I LOVE fall but weather changes gives me “itchy …

31 on the porch this morning. Bleck. I’m not sure how the sunflowers are surviving~ but they obviously are as evidenced by the header pic. I guess they are just all snuggled up together? And keep each other warm? (Do flowers keep each other warm?) Maisey is starting to gain her winter colors. Her coat …

Goodbye Summer (part 2)

…..then one August morning, Montana decides she is done with summer and catapults herself and all her citizens into fall. And here we are. The last few days of August. We are still a bit smokey from the nearby Glacier National Park fires. We had a little rain yesterday which should clear us out for the …

Goodbye summer (part 1)

The summer has blown by. It always does. In June, summer is stretched out before you and feels long and luxurious~ full of anticipation. Then one August morning, Montana decides she is done with summer and catapults herself and all her citizens into fall. But first~ the boys of summer. This was our last year …

Even though this is a little late and a little grainy~ I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share my most wonderful boys’ tribute.   🙂   My boys…. minus one.  🙂 Can’t get any better than this…..unless the “minus one” was here too.

It’s amazing when just one day of posting is interrupted. So many happenings on the farm make it hard to catch up. Then, poof. It’s been 6 weeks since you blogged. A web friend calls it perfectly: “if I miss my writing window it is very hard to get back to in the course of …