The Purse Quilt

May 17, 2017

Diane M. was the lucky buyer of this purse quilt and she sent this picture. She added a sleeve and displays the quilt with her mom’s old purses.  Such a cute idea! This morning all the kittens were asleep inside the carrier and Mom was sleeping outside on her own. It’s a rainy day in […]

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It’s all good news tonight!

May 16, 2017

Becky stopped today to see the kittens and we were able to hold 3 of them.  They are so tiny and so cute!  I think Connie is going to take these little Gray Gray girls. Mama was out of the box and I lifted the 3 remaining kitties out of the box where they’ve been […]

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Progress – Finally!

May 15, 2017

I went to the barn about 9 pm with a can of food for Mama Kitty and I was surprised to see her out of the box and 3 kitties with her.  She ran back to the box which gave me the chance to pick up the black kitten who didn’t hiss at me or […]

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May 13, 2017

It was a busy day on the farm.  I wanted to move the plants outside but before I could put them in the plant area south of the house, the windows should be washed otherwise I can’t get a ladder close to the windows.  Before the windows are washed the gutters above all the windows […]

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Connie’s Gardens

May 11, 2017

It’s early in the gardening season but things are looking good in Connie’s gardens.  Remember they bought the lot next door and she has added hundreds of new shrubs, perennials and bulbs.  Here are some pictures that don’t do it justice but enjoy the garden tour. Connie is a Master Gardener and it shows!  Hazel […]

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Puppy Playtime at Petco

May 7, 2017

I took Hazel to Puppy Playtime this afternoon at Petco but we were the only ones who came out on this nice day.  The trainer said we’d just have a one on one time so she started throwing a toy that Hazel retrieved ….. until she got wound up.  And then she got excited and […]

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Surprise in the Barn

May 6, 2017

Remember the naked neck hen who insisted on sitting on the light bulb? Well, she laid a couple eggs in that nest, too, and I didn’t want to disturb her every time I gathered eggs so I left them there.  Lo and behold a chick hatched!  When I was doing chores I heard that soft […]

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Spring Planting

May 5, 2017

Tim is planning into corn across the road – planting season has begun in North Iowa – finally! Time to clean the screened porch.  Here’s my starting point – winter dirt. I bought a small power washer to clean the screens and concrete floor. It worked great!  Tomorrow I will finish and hopefully move in […]

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May 4, 2017

Here’s what I’m working on now that the wedding quilt is done – Vola’s quilt!  I’ll make mine car size and might even start another one with more coordinated colors. And I finished this book – good but a tragic story of a family torn apart by drug abuse. Here are some scenes from the […]

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New Mower

May 3, 2017

Guess who jumped on the new mower first? It’s a zero turn Toro mower with a smaller deck so I can trim with it.  I need practice driving it!

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