Tag: country

SLEEP IS FUNNY

I understand the biology but really sleep is so odd. Dark comes – we get tired. We all sleep at the same time even the birds even the animals. Our dogs. We all crawl into our safe corners and sleep. Except the nocturnal ones… Continue Reading “SLEEP IS FUNNY”

Pond Plants

I am off out this morning to find the gardens of a baking friend. A couple who I met through janiesmill who live about an hour from here, love to bake with good flour and have a small business growing plants native to this… Continue Reading “Pond Plants”

LETTERS AND CABBAGES

Dear darlings – it is Saturday. I have finished chores and am sat down here at my desk with you and a cup of coffee. I feel I am beginning to get my rhythm back. Starting an (almost) full-time job plus maintaining my (full)… Continue Reading “LETTERS AND CABBAGES”

A LITTLE BETTER?

I think. As you know the vet came yesterday and Del was diagnosed with a pretty bad attack of pneumonia.

BASTARD MINK

Yes. Miserably the night before last the ducks were attacked. When I went out for chores I found two dead and three injured. All head injuries. The night before last. Classic mink. I hate the bastard mink. I know to lose a few ducks… Continue Reading “BASTARD MINK”

THE GREAT LEVELER

I want to put two ll’s in leveller. (There are going to be problems when I get to SPELLING in my English course). Anyway, Our John thinks we got over Six inches yesterday. Nice light fluffy snow.

NO FILTER

As I was puttering about last night putting the ducks to bed, locking up the chickens and shifting the cows, I suddenly realized I had no images of the day.

SHEILA SHOCKED BY RUMOURS

… of her disappearance. Actually she is quite chuffed that you noticed that Miss C and Camera House don’t get down the back to photograph her often enough. 

THE CASE OF THE MISSING EGGS

Since I moved the ducks sleeping quarters into the barn their egg numbers have declined.  Only two yesterday. I suspect a skunk. So I have begun a trial. I hate to go backwards but tonight I will herd them back into their old tin… Continue Reading “THE CASE OF THE MISSING EGGS”

YESTERDAY’S YESTERDAY

Because you all live in my yesterday.  Here are the skies from yesterday’s yesterday – the day before that day – they were magnificent. They seemed to want to speak or warn. Omenish. Full of portent. But the skies words were too slow. Too… Continue Reading “YESTERDAY’S YESTERDAY”