Hobo Lasagna

Ahhh, finally back at it!  We had, once again, technical difficulties with our computer so my ability to make new stuff and post it was severely limited.  Now it’s all better and I have for you an awesome new campfire…

Century Ride!

After months of preparation, the day of my first century ride finally arrived!  I felt confident I could finish, but was still nervous about how uncomfortable I might get and the mental strength it would take to keep going despite…

Chicken Straitjacket

Doing vet care on chickens that don’t like to be held is a real challenge.  Most of our hens didn’t get handled much before they came to live with us, so this has been an ongoing challenge whenever they need…

Splitting a Hive

This time of year it’s common to hear reports of people seeing huge globs of bees attached to a tree branch or something else in their yard.  This happens when a hive gets crowded and they split.  They are able…

Century Ride Training NEWS!

It’s been at least a couple of months since I’ve posted a training update, so I wanted to let you know that, YES, I am still riding.  🙂  I’m riding outdoors now instead of on the indoor stationary bike (thank…

Greens Gardening

Spring is well underway and I have been getting my hands dirty preparing our shade garden!  A couple years ago I learned that many, if not most, salad greens and similar plants grow well in the shade.  I have a…