Winter Storm Driving

It has snowed a whole bunch in our area. (I am so cheating with this photo. It’s from a photo site and not one I took of our current storm.) Our snow is bad, but not this bad. It’s packed, it has stayed on the ground for almost a week, in six to eight inch…

Midwife to a Pig, and Assistant to the Midwife

So SweePea had her babies yesterday. Scott and I were there for the whole thing, helping. Scott was the Midwife. I was the Assistant to the Midwife. I watched over the babies and rubbed that enormous tummy, and kept the babies pulled back in a quick jiffy if SweePea needed to move. She ended up…

Nature Hike with 3rd Graders

  Our hike through Poison Ivy wasn’t nearly as scary as I’d imagined. Yes, we had to stick to the path, and all the moms and dads had to keep reminding kids to keep their hands in and not touch the greenery on either side of us for one little (though it felt long at…

The Original Wild Women, Girl’s Night Out, Social Hour

Tonight I am longing for a Quilting Circle. All day long, it’s been in the back of my mind, the question from a friend wondering if she had given the impression that she didn’t want to meet with me. No. She hadn’t. I had just suggested that perhaps we do a Google Hangout to chat…

We bought a Cow!

Other than sharing a few photos, I’m a little speechless. This bull calf is only 10 days old, purchased from a friend who got him from a Dairy. He has such spindly legs. He is very sweet, and people friendly because he has been bottle fed other than the first week or so with his…

360 Degree Sunrise

  My father thinks this area is the Holy Land. As a recent transplant from California, I am comprehending all the commotion over Southern Oregon. We routinely have 360 degree sunsets, but this kind of Sunrise was my first.   This is the Sun coming up over the mountains in the East This is the color…