Saturday we headed out to Olden Days in Dow. We haven’t gone for a few years since we’ve had kids, because usually the weather is hot and miserable. But temps in the low 80s made a pleasant day. Lloyd was giving the blacksmith demo out there and Chris helped in the morning before meeting the…… Continue reading Weekend fun
Like most of America, we viewed the solar eclipse Monday. Originally, I had planned to drive to mom and dads because they were in 100% totality. But since our totality percentage was 99.4, I decided that two hours on the interstate and traffic wasn’t worth it. I regret my decision. It started out sunny, but…… Continue reading Eclipse!
Something is eating my tomatoes. Other folks have said squirrels are getting theirs, but I haven’t seen any squirrels around the garden. I’m blaming rabbits. In the past I’ve lost a few tomatoes every year, but this year it’s been half to two-thirds of the crop destroyed. I think we’ll be having rabbit stew this…… Continue reading What’s eating my tomatoes?
Straight line wind damage a couple of weeks ago brought down this tree on one of our access trails from the house to the creek bottoms. I took advantage of this August cool snap to clear the trail. Phyllis came along and cleared brush out of the way as I cut, and she picked up…… Continue reading Storm cleanup