I love the beautiful view from my porch today...flowers, a calming waterfall, colorful fish, and chickens enjoying some watermelon! I love working from home. I get to sit here on my porch and enjoy all of this while completing annual teacher training online. It's so peaceful!
My mother-in-law and father-in-law brought me a box of tomatoes from down on the river over a week ago. The box has been setting on my kitchen table the entire week. I felt guilty every time I looked at it, knowing that the tomatoes were going to get so ripe if I didn't do something … Continue reading Spaghetti sauce (oh so easy!)
Gramma and I always made a big thing out of buying our flowers for our porches every year. We'd go to several places and make a whole day out of it. As she got older and couldn't stand all day trips, we'd make it a "flower week" and hit a different place each day to … Continue reading Another first without Gramma
Earlier this week, Ted and I worked on the current project for a little while. We had to do some measurements and then find exactly what we needed to fit. Then we had to figure out some materials. Puppers took over a supervisory role. Ted and I got up early this morning and headed out … Continue reading A sneak peek at the current project
Unfortunately, Ted has to deforest it once it starts taking over the flower bed and sidewalk! Poor guy... That project that started with the backhoe project last week is now in phase two, and once it's finished, it will cut his weedeater workload way down every weekend!
...is going right here in front of the front porch! On a side note, I have added "Get a backhoe" to the list of things I really really REALLY want! Ted says I really need to win the lottery. LOL
Ted was dragging the driveway when something in the pasture caught his eye. He investigated, and he couldn't believe what he found (and that the cattle never are it!)! He brought it home, and it's decorating the front porch for fall!