Archive for September, 2008
Two Kits

Two Kits

Posted 29 September 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Tiny guys…romping, and then crossed California Avenue.  I’d blame their mother.

Getting ready for the Festivas Season

Getting ready for the Festivas Season

Posted 29 September 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

New L-E-D lights along the back deck.  A racoon or fox was spotted checking them out last night.  The stripped remains of last year’s Chirtsmas tree (on the left) is my Festivas pole.

Pumpkin for Halloween?

Pumpkin for Halloween?

Posted 29 September 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery | No Comments

This was a volunteer plant from some compost mix from the Arcata garden-waste place.  It’s been trying to grow now for a couple of months.  It just produced its first “fruit” — I assume and hope its a pumpkin.  Will it stay warm enough for the pumpkin to get any bigger? Interesting…this is totally unprotected [...]

Shore Acres, North Bend, Oregon

Shore Acres, North Bend, Oregon

Posted 28 September 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery, Travels | No Comments

Saturday afternoon we serendipitously happened upon a beautiful garden at a small state park in North Bend, Oregon.   In 1906 Louie Simpson built a house for his wife Cassie along the Pacific Ocean.  The house burned down, but his incredible gardens remain….with the help of volunteers of the Friends of Shore Acres.  We spent most [...]

Red and Green

Red and Green

Posted 24 September 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Good News from Houston

Posted 21 September 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Bunnie, Melodie, and Dylan FINALLY have power after nine days without.  Air-conditioning, and maybe no more M.R.E.’s from the FEMA folks.   Bye Bye Ike.

Spotted where?

Spotted where?

Posted 21 September 2008 | By | Categories: Art | No Comments
Salty Vinegar with a few Veggies

Salty Vinegar with a few Veggies

Posted 21 September 2008 | By | Categories: Food | No Comments
Two good reasons to have a farm

Two good reasons to have a farm

Posted 19 September 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery | No Comments

sunflowers and manure deliveries.

a doe, a deer, a female deer

a doe, a deer, a female deer

Posted 19 September 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery | No Comments

Durry was in the dining room looking for our new f-o-x friend, hoping that there would be a return visit.  Right on cue, the young fox crawled under the back fence to take a look around.  Durry was pretty satified with the siting.  We then moved to the living room, and out of the corner [...]