I have heard from a few readers that they miss hearing about the chickens, and various other things going on around here. So I thought I would provide an update to you via a picture tour of some things I've been doing. I wanted to confirm for you that I'm not just sitting on the couch eating bon bons nor am I just sitting on my hands waiting for something to happen either.
We bought four more chickens, but these aren't them.
B & I started our next quilt project. This will be a 'couch blanket'. Yes, I know we could warm up the a/c , but it is nice to have a little something to snuggle under, even in the summer and L & I don't always agree on what a comfortable temperature is, so this helps me be more comfortable.
I attempted to be random in putting this together, but I know there is a method to the madness. Can you also see it???
When the swallows came back in March we thought, wow there aren't very many of them this year.
J and I put the pool up about a week ago. I received a full chemistry lesson at the pool store and caught about 35% of it. Calcium ions are positively charged and they need something to bond with beside the side of the pool; check. Free water balancing and testing can happen at our store every time you come to town; check.
It sure is nice, especially this afternoon when it was 98 degrees outside.
And I've been working in the garden. I estimated I need to apply 8 man-hours to get the weeds under control. everything looked like this when I started.
Now this is what I am seeing after six hours.