The Pickle Train is Crashing

It has been very hot here. Things are drying out even faster this year. We haven’t had more than a light dusting of rain and no decent rain for over a month (until today – hooray!). The vegetable gardens are surviving on my once-a-week hose watering, using water from the garage rain tank with the … More The Pickle Train is Crashing

In Which Rain Arrives

It’s been a tiring week for me. While most people are probably busy with Christmas preparations and end-of-year things, I’ve been swamped with household and homestead chores and tasks in the aftermath of going through some hard things this year. I’ve been making a big push to get certain things done while The Husband is … More In Which Rain Arrives

All Strung up

Things have been certifiably crazy around here. Or was that me? Several weeks ago The Husband had surgery that he’s been waiting to have for a while. The opportunity came up for him to have it done out of town, with less than a week’s notice, and we went for it. We didn’t think it … More All Strung up