Life continues, like a strange rollercoaster of ebbs and flows, carried by a constant tide of pregnancy peculiarities, both physical and emotional. Sometimes I feel bold, driven and overwhelmed by thankfulness, like Morpheus, not the chicken, the strong and prestigious leader in The Matrix movies, when he addresses the mass of people before him and … More Sloth or Still Here!?
We are awaiting feather babies. Frodo took a little longer than usual to go full broody, but she is now sitting on eggs. I set up the Corner Coop for her and tested her out with three of Paris’ eggs from the first incubator batch. It seems I moved her a little early as she … More Awaiting Babies
Last time I talked about the pumpkins and squashes, which despite the powdery mildew and earlier-than-usual demise, still gave us decent crops. Except for the Pink Banana Jumbo squash, both plants of which grew like a stunted sloth and finally aborted their puny fruit. I blame the poor quality of the seeds. Plus the slugs … More Good Crop, Bad Crop
I’m not sure what happened to Spring. Did it even come? We basically went from rain overload to stinkin’ hot and dry. Oh, Spring, Spring, wherefore art though, Spring? December is usually fairly mild here and Christmas is traditionally cloudy and sometimes rainy, which is quite acceptable to me. But this Summer arrived with a … More Being Productive in The Sweltering Heat