2.24.2013 Got Henge?

Did I mention I had ordered grapevines?  Grapevines need trellising, you know.  So my husband built me this.   Ophelia supervised.  She hung out with my boys all afternoon.  No fence.  She said the henge was cool and guineas are … Continue reading

1.24.2013 Visions of sugar plums . . .

January.  Cold.  Ground frozen for the first time in two years. Catalogs and calendars.  Plans.   My arch nemesis, the Bermuda grass, is dormant.  Bigger plans.  Endless possibilities.  Lima beans to feed the entire world!  Mwaaahaahaa!  (Meanwhile the Bermuda grass is … Continue reading

1.21.2013 Old Saws and Open Windows

There’s an old wives’ saying, “Thundersnow means more snow within a week to 10 days.”  We had thundersnow here on Thursday night.  (And I missed it!  Darn it!)  Now rumor is growing of a new round of winter weather coming … Continue reading