Monthly Archives: September 2014

It’s a jungle out there – at least in places

September 30 – Yesterday morning after I had finished my studying on the front porch, I started towards the door, opened it, and like a shot, a skink just about flew into the living room! After I had checked behind … Continue reading

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So what do you do with a persimmon?

September 30 – It’s only ten o’clock, so I hope I’m not awakening you bloggers too early! We just had our breakfast and our work day is starting. Chris is going to start peeling some of our apples to make … Continue reading

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Spider pic – behind the scenes

September 29 – Photographers will understand… Got up early Sunday morning as I wanted to go outside as soon as the sun was high enough to shine on the tall asparagus patch. Why? Because late the previous afternoon Dale had found … Continue reading

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Garden plants, house plants, spiders, and hammocks

September 29 – Ten o’clock here and we have just had breakfast, a bit late but like our son we like to get up a bit late some mornings. One of our food items each morning is a few chestnuts … Continue reading

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Anybody hungry?

September 28 – This morning while Dale was finishing his part of the weekly report that we send to the Holden Image paper each week, I was out in the kitchen listening to a tape (yes, I still do use … Continue reading

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Dew Be Gone

September 28 – Sent our weekly church article to the Image paper this morning before doing any of our outdoor tasks. Chris is doing something in the kitchen while we wait for the dew to evaporate a bit before we … Continue reading

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Friendly is as Friendly does

September 27 – People here in Missouri are really very friendly and caring. We are friends, even if we don’t know their last names, or in some cases, even, their first! I’ll say to Dale at times, “Remember that lady … Continue reading

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It’s a Jungle Out There

September 26 – After looking back at one of my recent posts, I thought you might be wondering why we call part of our farm the “jungle area.” When we first moved here sixteen years ago, I would walk or … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to You!

September 26 – We had originally intended to bring this little poster to our good friend Sheila from Price Chopper yesterday since it was her birthday. But as she is on vacation, we’ll just post it here. Just one more … Continue reading

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A License to Drive

September 26 – It appears that our local hummingbirds have checked the calendar and may have left for the winter already. At least I haven’t seen any for a couple of days, and Chris just made a fresh batch (small … Continue reading

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