Category Archives: News

Immediately afterwards

There’s a cute picture from Skype yesterday – Ellie in her new chef shirt, we got to watch her prepare some nutella buns. Not less than thirty seconds after I published yesterday’s post, Henry came out of his bedroom looking … Continue reading

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Christmas 2012

On the drive down to Crystal Lake a few days ago, I realized it feels like time is going by way too fast. I’m going to try to post more often in an attempt to slow it down, remember more, … Continue reading

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Goats!

As I begin to write this, we’re traveling North on I-35 in Hinckley with three goats in the back of our Expedition (I usually refer to it by its model name rather than vehicle type because I hate the word … Continue reading

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First plants in

Today we planted the first things in the garden. Two tomato plants – a celebrity and something else more heirloomy, can’t remember the name. An orange bell pepper plant. 3 pumpkin plants on one hill.  They say good for jack … Continue reading

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Hey Cowboy!

Cowboy is visiting!  Nora dropped him off Friday before lunch.  We have been thinking and going back and forth about borrowing a pony this summer, and figured we’d just try it so we are!  Both the kids had a ride … Continue reading

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Off to Florida

I just dropped Emily and the kids at the airport in Duluth.  They’ll be in Tampa for the next 10 days.  Delia got pretty upset when I was leaving because she wanted me to come along.  We took a new … Continue reading

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My First Time Was Awesome!

Yes – I’ve never done it before, can you believe it?  Sunday I did it for three hours and this afternoon for over an hour. OK – that’s about as far as I can take that.  This is a family … Continue reading

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Brace yourselves…

I got my hair cut.  I love it.  I can’t believe I waited so long.   Also, see Delia’s site for a report and pictures of her first camping trip. (The username and password to get to the pictures are … Continue reading

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They are camping!

Ryan and Delia are on Grassy Lake.  They drove to the lake and paddled to a campsite.  Here are two pictures they sent from the cell phone.

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First Egg!

Our new little big pullets laid their first egg!  Delia and I saw it sitting there next to the feeder – a little tiny brown egg.  Since then they’ve laid two more. They’re about as big as our adult chickens … Continue reading

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