During the winter you would have heard a lot of big talk from me about letting the lawn die in response to the regional drought. Then it actually started to die, and that was unsettling for the suburbanite within. That’s when you have to walk the walk, as they say. So it gradually turned from […]Read more "Gold Star"
It hasn’t been an especially hot summer so far, but the pepper harvest has been bountiful nonetheless. You’re looking at Padrón and Carmen peppers. That small red Padrón was incredibly hot. As you know, it’s pepper roulette with the Padrón’s anyway, but if they go red like this guy, watch out. Fair warning. We’ve been getting a couple […]Read more "Homegrown"
Our backyard bird sanctuary is going strong; they really seem to like the new feeder, and our anti-squirrel measures have been mostly successful. Along with the feeder, we have a bird bath nearby, and a nesting box that is now inhabited by some Chickadees. They tossed out all the nesting material that came with the […]Read more "A disturbance in the field"