Tag: weather

A SWOOP

Around the farm.

MUD NOW

We are getting rain. Lots of rain lately. I wonder if we will have another wet winter.

HOW DO YOU THINK

Sometimes when I am reading a book I try to make myself slow down by insisting to myself to read every word out loud in my head. I used to encourage my students to do this in exams. Read every word out loud in…

ALTERNATING UNIVERSES

When I went to bed last night it was 4F (minus 15 celcius) – now, I know for you people up in the mountains to the north this is not too cold but for me here on the plains of Illinois this is bloody…

6is5is6 OR IS IT 5is6is5

I think Daylight Saving is Barbaric!

GOODBYE HALLOWEEN

Hullo PUMPKINS! ( sorry for the spelling mistake! I fixed it). A lovely local town donated all their Halloween pumpkins to us! Twenty something of them. And the pigs could not be happier! I am going up to Chicago at Thanksgiving. I want to…

SLEEPY SHEILA

But that was as close as I got before she saw me.

WHERE ARE MY WORDS?

I have loaded my pictures but I can’t find my words.

RISING UP

All around me. In all four cardinal directions – but nothing to do with the sins – the wheat is sprouting. Struck. Rising up! Wheat is a hardy grass. Some varieties are sown just before the cold really hits yet are strong enough to…

DUCK DUCK

As I moved from one job to the next mending fences and cleaning out pens, laying in straw and filling water tanks, shifting pigs – a flock of ducks waddled along behind me. Scolding and chattering.