"In the central portion of the great North American Continent there lies an arid and repulsive desert, which for many a long year served as a barrier against the advance of civilization. From the Sierra Nevada to Nebraska, and from the Yellowstone River in the north to the Colorado upon the south, is a region of desolation and silence." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

Monday, November 6, 2017

Six Weeks Until Winter



Monday, October 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Jack Frost's First Visit of the Season

With temperatures in the high 20s last night, it is the end of the season for tomatoes, peppers, and pumpkins:



Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sunflowers & Butterflies

This year's sunflowers were a great success and helped bring in the occasional cloud of butterflies.



Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A Basket of Plenty

From our first tomato and pepper harvest, with a few cucumbers thrown in as well:


And radish pods, the treat left over when you let radishes go to seed: