Another two flocks of turkeys fled the ongoing logging cut across the river – ending up in our back forty. At least two nests have already been spotted, so we should be hosting at least 30 gobblers by early summer……..
Even in April, last year’s garden is still producing. Sure, the red onions are small, but the kale, arugula and asparagus keep us eating green. Gone are the yellow squash, purple potatoes and green tomatoes – but with spring starts scattered inside the dining room the 2020 pandemic garden will soon be taking shape.
Well it’s a lot easier to quarantine for 42 days, when your driveway IS the end of the road. Truth be told, I have taken a few quick journeys off the ranch the last couple weeks – mainly for hay and salt licks.
I was not looking forward to another dry summer, so it was a bit alarming to read the drastic prediction in the Capital Press today – Mega-drought…!!! I’m hoping the mild winter will still surprise us with a few more drenching before June, but this week has already been in the 70’s. We’ll definitely need … Continue reading
I had to wear a Covid-mask for the first time yesterday. I needed to resupply a few items for the ranch and left the quarantine zone. Not ready to commit, I reluctantly tugged the mask into my jacket pocket thinking I may be able to avoid putting it on. As I walked into the store, … Continue reading
Some evenings, the predators are out in force, and the herd is split into two separate pastures making it difficult for the LG’s (livestock guardians) to watch all corners. Last night, I headed to the highest point on the property to let them know – stay in the forest, don’t come out into the pastures.