Mid-Oct my dear sister Jan Brown visited me from Beaufort, SC. She has been a beekeeper in various areas of the U.S. for about 20 years, and she is the one who rooked me into keeping bees. I could [...]
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How about a flotsam and jetsam of what’s happening other than preparation for The Safe Haven and YOUR ARRIVAL...Our magical born-again apple tree is blushing with ripeness and tons of apples so be prepared to see them at breakfast. [...]
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that after 28 years a couple of our poor old screen doors had seen better days. An ongoing challenge with older structures is of course they are NOT what is now considered ‘standard [...]
A barefoot, dirt-digger shouldn’t have a favorite season of the year but I must confess, that fall may be our favorite. Cooling temperatures, tempered rays of afternoon sunshine, a crispness in the air, and typically inky black starlit night [...]
Of all the beings that are NOT thriving, the javelina are defying the odds. So far in this year’s breeding season since March, we have counted now seven generations of babies which seems like just too many. Unwittingly, our [...]
Loving the myriad of critters that share this property with us, sometimes we need to set some boundaries to ensure harmony is maintained as well as our beloved green guys AND not lastly, our safety. We tend the bees [...]
In the past, we traditionally planted castorbeans gifted to us by our holiday decorating friend, Ann and 15 years ago was our zenith with a castorbean plant maybe 10’ tall covered in blossoms and resembling some exotic Steven Speilberg [...]
Talk about an object lesson is staying in the ‘now’ and being mindfully observant of our daily gifts, we discovered last week that the 7th of the cereus buds had fallen off and then this morning right after daybreak [...]