April, right?

Can you believe it’s snowing? Again. These pictures are behind reality.¬†The our pasture grass is already covered in snow. Our east/ west driveway is drifted. The high is only to be 33. Bleck. But the basement garden is tucked away, warm and waiting. Sometimes I just go down there to smell the dirt and rubContinue reading “April, right?”

Happy Mother’s Day :]

When the kids asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day, I jumped at the chance to have a couple of jobs done in the garden. While I could take care of the chores myself, the work would go really fast if the kids help. So we raced home after church. But¬†before we could changeContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day :]”

goodbye winter, almost

Winter has lost her grip. Though the temperatures drop below freezing almost every night, the days are warm-ish and (kinda) balmy. At least for northwest Montana. Of course when the snow melts fast, it leaves a lot of water behind. Plus, we had extremely cold temperatures in December before the snow fell. So I’m sureContinue reading “goodbye winter, almost”

Not spring yet

We are definitely back in the eggs business. The hens have been performing marvelously. I have contacted a handful of families to give them the good news. Everyone is happy. Fresh eggs are a spring tonic. Even if the weather hasn’t decided it’s really spring. Willow loves eggs and she is due with her bigContinue reading “Not spring yet”