Monthly Archives: September 2005

Thistle Seeds

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Thistles – a beautiful flower and a bite like a demon. On the one hand I find thistles to be an incredibly gorgeous flower and very interesting seed. On the other hand I don’t like them in the pastures and … Continue reading

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Apple Wood

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This is a shot of a dead apple tree. Quite pretty in the right light. When we moved here there were apple trees in the back yard – dead or nearly dead ones. We are in prime apple growing climate … Continue reading

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Melvin the Moose

Today we went in town to do errands, get a load of bread at the bakery and a load of excess milk from the dairy. Interesting little observation at the dairy: In one place on the large expanse of cement … Continue reading

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Ha-piggy-ness

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Travelin’ Fish

The fish have left the pool! We have a children’s 12′ diameter swimming pool in the atrium garden off of the kitchen. We run it without any filter or chlorine – just all natural spring water, children and fish. It … Continue reading

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…middle of the road…

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As the song goes, this is our house, smack, dab in the middle of the road, as viewed from the top of Sugar Mountain in the Spring when the leaves are off the trees. We get a lot of people … Continue reading

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Fly Dragonfly

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Dragonflies are one of my favorite insects. Along with spiders and bees and ichneumon wasps and a few others… Ooo.. I digress. It is hard having so many favorites. Fortunately we have so many dragonflies and many types. This is … Continue reading

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Pet Pigs

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Sometimes piglets are just too cute! These little ones are just getting to the stage where they are exploring away from the sow and romping out on the pasture. They are only about ten pounds in this picture so it … Continue reading

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The Big Bad EPA

An Associated Press news story notes that the Environmental Protection Agency wants to ease its regulatory burden on companies so they don’t have to report spills of less than 5,000 pounds of toxic chemicals. Additionally they feel pollutors need only … Continue reading

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iPod there for iBackup

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Today I received my iPod. The irony is that I didn’t buy it to listen to music. Rather I got this MP3 music player to use as a small portable external backup that also happens to be able to play … Continue reading

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