Only two more sleeps until spring! “Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.” -Kenneth Grahame, The … Continue reading
After two days of wind and snow, the weather prognosticators are promising us a week of 50-degree temperatures. Part of me doesn’t want to believe them. Another part of me desperately clings to every word they say. A week — … Continue reading
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It’s a new year at the farm. The 283rd year, if one is counting. New Year’s Day saw Silver Spring cloaked in a blanket of the cleanest, whitest snow I’ve ever seen. I have to say, it suits her well! … Continue reading
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I met with Mr. Tenant this past Saturday in order to pick up a key to the house and sadly, to hand him an eviction notice. I’ve grown to really like him. Unfortunately, that makes the whole getting-rid-of-the-tenant thing tough. … Continue reading
Bill and I are sitting out on the front porch as I write this. Here, in beautiful Morse Lakes, Bloomingdale, the sun is shining and the birds are twittering happily away. Off in the distance I hear someone using a … Continue reading