7.18.2012 So Close!

Right now the weather radar says it’s raining at my house and raining hard.  It’s wrong.  This beautiful huge thunderstorm just popped up and started hurling lightning bolts at me and then dumped its payload a half mile up the … Continue reading

7.12.2012 The Gates of Hell and What the Heat Wave Cost Us

Blessedly, the heat wave has ended.  For the last four days, we’ve had cloudy skies and cool breezes.  It’s been wonderful, aside from the fact it’s rained all around us, but not here. The heat wave came with a price, … Continue reading

4.14.2012 Got guts? Gonna need ’em!

Good grief! What a week! Where to start?  The ponies, I suppose.  After a week of diet and exercise, I think Ophelia actually gained weight.  And Venus has just about enough of muzzles.  She tore through hers today, probably rendering … Continue reading