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THE KILLING FROST

Real cold is coming. Well, cold for this time of year anyway. In a month it will not be considered cold at all. Tonight we go down to 27F that is -2C. A killing frost.

CUTE PICS

I have guests coming this afternoon so I had better get busy with turning the Airbnb over.  No time to waste so I have literally blocked out today like a workday. My old fashioned workday as a teacher, changing classes every hour on the…

BACK ON THE FARM

Back on the farm and everyone is safe and sound. 

PAWPAW

There are a goodly number of pawpaw on the trees this year. They are liking this long cool spell and plumping up well, so I am watching them carefully. It is very hard to tell when a pawpaw is ready. 

BE THE BUTTERFLY

At last – back in business! After three months of writing on either a tablet or my phone (which was in itself an exercise in patience) at last I have a laptop again. The Matriarch discovered my plight and bought me a new laptop…

EVENING CALM

I did not get back from Chicago until early in the evening yesterday so by the time I had finished feeding everyone and come back in for Camera House the day’s light had begun to fail.

SLUGGISH

The humidity is getting into my brain and turning it to mush. 

JUST LOOK

Yesterday was an ordinary day in that people arrived, people left, a few stayed, ducks pushed their boundaries, Molly  came home,  it rained, plans changed, morphed, reorganized themselves – an ordinary day. But the images I  collected for you in the last of the…

GOOD MORNING

I wonder – does good morning mean it IS a good morning or I wish a good morning for you. 

THE FEAR

IT rained last night so no cutting hay today.  I have the fear. I think I am losing my nerve for hay. But every few days there is a chance of rain and if it is over 40% the risk is too high.

FouR INCH NaiLS

Or four and a half inches of rain depending on your preference. My titles seldom make any sense. I write almost every day and never get around to putting thought into my titles. 

NEVER LosT

Calves are often hard to find – but they are never lost.