The Day It Rained

It rained today. It has been a while since I could say that. We are in the midst of a historic drought in northeast Nebraska . People are comparing it to the 50’s or even the 30’s. We limped through last year, using all of the reserve soil moisture and depending on irrigation to keep … More The Day It Rained

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

Random Photos: Sleeping Puppy, Cows and Snow, Football Fans

Our puppy loves to nap on the front porch. Most of the time she sleeps on the rug. Recently she decided to surplant the kitties from their favorite nap spot. We had our first snow of the year recently. I do not care for winter or snow, but I greatly appreciated any precipitation in this … More Random Photos: Sleeping Puppy, Cows and Snow, Football Fans

There Is No Such Thing As Possum Zombies, Is There?

I really like animals. I do NOT like possums. They resemble rats, but aren’t nearly as cute or smart. They have a nasty temper, but are not generally dangerous. They are, however, extremely persistent and after taking up residence in your yard, refuse to leave. If they would keep their ugly faces at an agreeable … More There Is No Such Thing As Possum Zombies, Is There?