First Outing

Remember those adorable chicks I introduced y’all to last month?  Well they have been growing like crazy and were REALLY ready to bust out of their little crate alongside their mother.  So I let them out to explore the world they hatched into and while doing so discovered something.  Baby chickens are the most difficult thing…

First One….

I have one little girl.  Down the road there are four.  And Sunday they all came over to play, I sent them to check the eggs and let the chickens out for their evening stroll.  Almost immediately there were shrieks of terror and thundering footsteps.  I knew before I heard a word the first snake…

Rose Bug

A rose bug.  Not to be confused with a rose bud of which I have few.  Rose bugs however I have in abundance.  Go figure. Oh well, they are pretty no matter what!

Bird Babies

A few weeks back Addie came to me with an announcement.  “There is a bird’s nest in my fort!”  This was followed by a similar exclamation of “There are THREE eggs!”  Then there were 5 eggs and 2 days ago Addie came back into the house, breathless, gasping “There are BIRDS and they are doing…

To Make a Scarecrow

I’ve wanted, for most of my life, to make a scarecrow.  So, at the ripe old age of 32 I finally realized my dream.  Upon completion we sat together on the porch for awhile and when I finally decided to go inside I caught a glimpse of my recent creation out of the corner of…

So long Summer……

 The last hay cutting sends a beloved message to my soul, a message that autumn is here with winter nipping at its heels.  Hailing in fallen leaves, crisp mornings and cool nights with scents of smouldering pine lingering in the air.  The fields, dotted with square and round treasures, are silent.  Leaning against a freshly…

About Time

Ladies and Gentlemen (I love that word by the way ‘gentlemen’)…..Ladies and Gentlemen!  It has taken 6 months but I am happy to announce the girls are in full swing!  Now, who would like an omelet? Have a great weekend y’all!