Tag Archives: Spring

(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday. Package Bees – A few photos

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We Dodge a Bullet.

Yesterday my bees were zipping all around the farm, flying far and wide and returning home weighed down by pale green and yellow pollen. Today the weather prognosticators were shaking their gnarled fists in the air and shouting, “Snow… Snow!!!” … Continue reading

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Spring.

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

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Signs of Spring, from the Silver Spring.

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Promises, Promises.

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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Words to live by.

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The Hopeful Homesteader.

Here it is – another cold and windy February day has come and gone. More accurately: cold, windy, raw, rainy, dark, gloomy. The kind of cold and wind that hurts your skin. Raw, burning hands. Cold globs of rain pelting … Continue reading

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