Monthly Archives: September 2016

All in a Dale’s Work – Part II

September 29 – Yesterday I started a list of tasks that Dale had on his list recently. I’ll finish up that list today by mentioning he bagged up some tasty Pearly Pink tomatoes and a bag of green and black … Continue reading

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All in a Dale’s Work – Part I

September 28 – Just for fun, I asked Dale to help me make a list of the jobs he did one day recently when he seemed to be especially busy. I could see him working some of the time as … Continue reading

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Clippin’ the Jungle

September 26 – Yesterday I ended my tale along with the balky lawnmower. But that was certainly not the end – I decided to let the mower rest for a bit while I began cutting the grass, some of it … Continue reading

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Back to the Jungle

September 25 – Yes, I’m going to write about our schedule for one day last week, just knowing that we, in our old(er) age are enjoying life so much—a life filled with lots of work, of study, of enjoying so … Continue reading

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Squirrels, Birds, and Bugs

September 23 – Our bird friends have been active as they search for food and keep their young ones happy and well-fed. You may remember that we decided not to put sunflowers, millet, and other kinds of food out for … Continue reading

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Countrified Plants

September 22 – Someone wrote to us recently asking how we have found out and remembered the plants and flowers in the area. Well, we have always been interested in things like that, so we have kept a list of … Continue reading

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Tomato Cages Mixed With Mowing

September 18 – I just got to thinking about some recent blogs that have started in just about the same way! Either, it’s “just getting ready to go out to work,” or “just came in from working outside.” Dale and … Continue reading

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Jonathan Butterflies

September 15 – Dale recently cut down our old Jonathan apple tree out in the back yard. The branches ended up being so tangled and heavy that Dale had a hard time cutting them off. One was so heavy that … Continue reading

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In Which We Say Goodbye to the Tomatoes

September 14 – Well, we have tackled a few more of the jobs that have to be done before garden work is finished for another year. Both Dale and I often mention how fast time has gone by since we … Continue reading

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Harvest and Summer Storms

September 11 – Can’t remember exactly which tasks we did first last last week, but I know that Dale continued to work in the blackberry patch, where the ground was so hard and dry that he had to use a … Continue reading

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