Happy February 81!

Another day, another blizzard…at least it feels that way here in Nebraska… I bet all those geese that made the migration are wondering why they left the tropics so soon.   Even puppy prefers to sit on the deck and wonder about the strange weather.   The irises are bravely following the calendar instead of … More Happy February 81!

Random Updates: Winter Storm, Babies In the Basement

I have written in the past about getting ready for a storm and the disappointment when our drought weather pattern resulted in absolutely nothing. I guess I should have been more patient – winter storms are for April, right? What a contrast compared to last year at this time! Sleet, snow, freezing rain, thunder, lightning….really, … More Random Updates: Winter Storm, Babies In the Basement

Random Updates: Stinky Puppy, Blizzard Fail, and Brilliant Garden Idea Number 1 for 2013

Time to catch up on a few things around the ranch… Blizzard Fail.¬†In my post a few days ago “Getting Ready for the Snowstorm“, I talked about the lengthy checklist in getting ready for the weather system that was predicted to dump 12-20″ of white stuff on us. Well, the ‘great’ storm has come and … More Random Updates: Stinky Puppy, Blizzard Fail, and Brilliant Garden Idea Number 1 for 2013

Why a John Deere Girl Should Never Drive a Red Tractor

We have had an exceptionally mild winter (2011-12) here in my part of Nebraska. We are getting rain instead of snow. We had a family campfire at Christmas. Hubby was even running the irrigation pivot in January in order to get some much-needed moisture into the soil for our pastures and newly-seeded grass. Hubby recently … More Why a John Deere Girl Should Never Drive a Red Tractor