It's Friday! Hooray! I've always liked Friday, as everyone else does, but I'll admit with some shame that Mondays are my favorite. Fresh start, optimism, etc. Anyway, it's Friday and yay! I saw our resident rabbit last night while getting wood at midnight. Normally the only evidence is lots of tracks, poop, and a decimated … Continue reading Friday
Snow fell all night and now the temperature is dropping. I went out this morning to enjoy the quiet, magical winter landscape. I have been battling a case of mastitis lately, but I was feeling better enough to venture out before the temperature dropped below zero degrees. Now time to huddle around the woodstove! I … Continue reading After the Storm
We've had usually cold weather since Christmas. While we usually get a cold snap in mid January, this has been a bit extreme. High temperatures in the single digits or negative degrees and windy! We have spent a lot of time snuggling around the woodstove and generally hibernating. I think this was the perfect time … Continue reading The cold continues
It has been incredibly cold here for the last few days. The forecast says it will continue into late next week. I admit it's a little scary when the temperature is this cold for so long. We heat exclusively with wood so a lot of time is spent tending the fire. You cannot let … Continue reading Good morning from the Arctic circle!
It's the day after Christmas and a Tuesday, but it sure feels like a Monday. Back to work, back to school, back to life. The holidays were fun, hectic and full of food. I always want purge my house of extra stuff after the holidays. Maybe it's the addition of new stuff brought by presents … Continue reading Monday…Tuesday!