Yesterday, I temporarily deferred my equal rights ideologies and stepped back (way back) into a hunter-gatherer role, trailing along behind the man of the house, picking berries while he did the manly task! There are so many beautiful ripe blackberries on our property, but they are so hard to get to. At the best of… Continue reading Hunter-gatherers
First trench Case backhoe A few weeks ago, hubby dug the trenches for our water lines. The piece of equipment he wanted wasn't available, so he got the Terramite backhoe way in the back of the picture to the left. It managed to dig out the packed clay, but stumps defeated it. Our… Continue reading Filling in trenches!
Lady bird, lady bird, fly away home Your house is on fire and your children are gone, All except one, And her name is Ann, And she hid under the baking pan. Lady birds (lady bugs to Americans) have long been known as beneficial insects that eat aphids, pine beetles, and other annoying pests. … Continue reading Lady bird, lady bird, fly away home.