Category Archives: Yard work

Town Day Mixed With Wire

June 4 – As most of our readers know, Thursday is our shopping day in Pleasant Hill. Our first stop on a recent trip was at the post office, where we met and visited with two friends, both Richards – … Continue reading

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Woodsman, Don’t Spare That Tree

May 29 – Earlier this month I made a request of our grandson Robbie to come over to our place when he had some time, and be our hired man to cut down or trim a number of trees. He … Continue reading

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On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

May 14 – Recently did our first mowing of the season on April 24 after Dale got all three of the mowers ready. Beautiful patches of bluets all over the ground in spots. Dale did a lot of tilling after … Continue reading

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In Which We Discuss Poison Ivy

January 30 – One of the things we see on I walk that is NOT a pleasant sight is the poison ivy that seems to be spreading out a lot more than it did in the beginning. Even the mention … Continue reading

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Just ‘fore Winter, I’m as Busy as Can Be

November 28 – More and more of our yard has now put on it’s winter garb, which I suppose is appropriate as it is almost December. Over the last couple of weeks, I have finished up a similar number of … Continue reading

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Storm in the Sky

August 24 – My post this time has to do with weather, both uncomfortable and bad! A couple of weeks ago now, our son David was out here with us, about 50 miles from home for a visit. Since all … Continue reading

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Rains, Too Much Rains

July 3 – After a dry fall and winter, we wondered if we would ever be able to plant a garden, but finally, when the rains came, they must have chosen to stay awhile, because we had a river or … Continue reading

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The Unknown Woodchopper

May 14 – Just a quick story from a week or so ago. I had mentioned that a section of one of the big trees near our house had fallen down. So on one of our Town Days, we had … Continue reading

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Farewell to November

December 1 – All my life from a child on, I have felt really sad when the beautiful blue skies of October have given way to November, reminding us that the time has come to be inside most of the … Continue reading

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Fall and Pears and Fallen Pears

November 30 – We have finally said good bye to our dear friends, those pretty-but-dangerous yellow jackets! As we walk past the old pear tree that has dropped a number of bushels of fruit this year, we see all of … Continue reading

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