We are raising chicks (for laying) for the first time. We got our previous hens as pullets, so this is a new and exciting experience for us. I love the sound of their cheeping and our rooster, Bullock, seems to know they are here because he hasn’t stopped crowing since they arrived. Bullock the Rooster [...]
First squash bloom of the spring. (This is a test of the WordPress mobile app.)
It must be the nature of the work that I do, solitary and not especially mentally challenging, that contributes to my brain deciding to entertain itself by playing songs in my head. They tend to be somewhat annoying songs like the theme song to “Green Acres”, or “On a Wonderful Day Like Today”. I try [...]
Hands down fall is my favorite time of the year. I love the cool, crisp mornings and the sparkling azure sky. It is also the time of year that we finally get relief from the long, hot, dry summer and can actually begin to grow things again. Suffice it to say that I am eagerly [...]
We are right in the middle of the dog days of summer which the hot and dry conditions of late reflect. This is a tricky time for Central Texas vegetable farmers because early fall crops such as tomatoes and winter squash must be planted now in order to produce before first frost, but the 100+ [...]
Although the wind was blowing steadily at about 25 mph when I was shooting these pictures, I couldn't resist trying to get some photos of this beautiful Western Tiger Swallowtail butterfly. I had been bemoaning the fact that we haven't had many butterflies in the garden yet this year, and then this guy showed up this morning.
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