• CHICKENS, KITTY & TOO MANY ZUCCHINIS

    Sheesh guys, enough pics already!!! We have a new addition to our household — Cassidy. She’s an abandoned kitty, dropped off in our neighborhood. Over the past years, we have had numerous baby kittens dropped off {can’t understand some people!!!!}. We’ve found good homes for them… looks as if we’ll

  • CHICKENS, KITTY & TOO MANY ZUCCHINIS

    Sheesh guys, enough pics already!!! We have a new addition to our household — Cassidy. She’s an abandoned kitty, dropped off in our neighborhood. Over the past years, we have had numerous baby kittens dropped off {can’t understand some people!!!!}. We’ve found good homes for them… looks as if we’ll

  • SUMMER'S WINDING DOWN

    Splash of sunshine Well, well summer’s just about over. Going to a craft store the other day, the store window paintings and displays were autumn leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. YIKES!!! Time to start thinking about what we will be planting in the fall. The experts predict an El Nino winter,

  • SUMMER’S WINDING DOWN

    Splash of sunshine Well, well summer’s just about over. Going to a craft store the other day, the store window paintings and displays were autumn leaves, pumpkins, and scarecrows. YIKES!!! Time to start thinking about what we will be planting in the fall. The experts predict an El Nino winter,

  • PEACHES, RAIN & MULCH

    “Nature’s candy in my hand or can or pie…” ~Peaches ~ Finally receive a load of oak mulch for the yard. The four loads of mulch from last year are almost gone — decomposed into a wonderful rich, dark brown dirt. This year wasn’t even a good year for oak

  • PEACHES, RAIN & MULCH

    “Nature’s candy in my hand or can or pie…” ~Peaches ~ Finally receive a load of oak mulch for the yard. The four loads of mulch from last year are almost gone — decomposed into a wonderful rich, dark brown dirt. This year wasn’t even a good year for oak

  • CITY CHICKENS & URBAN FRUIT

    Our neighborhood nursery, Burkard’s, is having a summer sale so we purchased some fruit trees and stuff: ‘gala’ espalier apple, pepino dulce, red tea hibiscus, ‘grand nain’ banana, red strawberry guava and semi-dwarf apricots. They didn’t have any ‘ice cream’ bananas so we ordered one and hopefully it’ll come in

  • CITY CHICKENS & URBAN FRUIT

    Our neighborhood nursery, Burkard’s, is having a summer sale so we purchased some fruit trees and stuff: ‘gala’ espalier apple, pepino dulce, red tea hibiscus, ‘grand nain’ banana, red strawberry guava and semi-dwarf apricots. They didn’t have any ‘ice cream’ bananas so we ordered one and hopefully it’ll come in

  • CRAFTS N'THINGS

    «Vivian Leigh & Laurence Olivier» Today, a few members of the family helped a dear friend clean and organize her knitting books and yarn (50 years worth of collecting!). For our work, we bartered for her old sewing machine. Now, some of us girls hope that we might get some

  • CRAFTS N’THINGS

    «Vivian Leigh & Laurence Olivier» Today, a few members of the family helped a dear friend clean and organize her knitting books and yarn (50 years worth of collecting!). For our work, we bartered for her old sewing machine. Now, some of us girls hope that we might get some