Category Archives: Animals

Chiggers and Birds (but not related)

July 31 – Folks suffering from chiggers will sympathize with us. Some people claim that they are immune, but we are definitely NOT. We go around with dozens of red welts, some large, and very irritating. Chiggerex is what we … Continue reading

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Animal, Vegetable, Or Doors

July 30 – This month we had two new outside doors installed – one at our back door and one in the workshop. We hired a young couple, James and Diana, to do the work; they are nice people who … Continue reading

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Animals in Missouri

July 26 – As I sit here at the computer today, I’m going to try to catch up on a number of notes I have made, notes that might develop into something of interest to those who read our blog … Continue reading

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Chic-Chic-Chicory

July 18 – On our way to church a couple of days ago I noticed a white-flowered chicory plant beside the road. Everybody knows that chicory is blue, so a white version is quite unusual. On the way home after … Continue reading

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Snips and Snails and Raccoon Tails

July 16 – Several weeks ago now we discovered when we got up in the early morning that we had had an intruder locked in our garage overnight. A lot of items on my work bench had been knocked onto … Continue reading

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Killdeers or Possums?

June 26 – On one of recent Harvesters’ food distribution day, Dale parked the truck in the usual spot. As I started to open the door, I heard a loud cry of a bird that was moving away from the … Continue reading

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Snake and Bunny

June 16 – As I was walking out to the barn to get the lawn mower the other day, I thought I saw something in the grass, but it wasn’t moving. However, after I had stood still for a bit, … Continue reading

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Cows. And Squirrels. And Gluten.

April 14 – An interesting event took place across the road from us last week, in a pasture where cattle belonging to our son-in-law and his parents graze and wander about freely. We noticed a brown cow lying on her … Continue reading

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No, It Wasn’t Mickey

March 21 – So – reporting an interesting little incident that occurred in our kitchen recently. Chris was cleaning up around our toaster on the kitchen sink extension, and was wondering what all the little black items were. I suggested … Continue reading

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Harvesters and a Groundhog Tale

February 8 – Chris has one more installment left on cleaning the basement, but we’ll change subjects temporarily for now and give you a review of our latest “Harvesters Day.” The coldest day of the week, and wouldn’t it have … Continue reading

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