"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, April 15, 2019

Planting Day

According to Gardening in the Dakotas, April 15th is planting day for beets, carrots, radishes, and onion sets.



We're going to be a few days behind this year.

Monday, January 28, 2019

A Winter Wonderland

After a mid-January frost, the weather station reported absolute calm:

Knobby Moppe for Coffee and Crafts

IKEA's MOPPE Mini Storage Chest, stained and with knobs, a great storage item for Keurig K-cups and craft items:




Monday, October 15, 2018

Columbus Day Festivities: Garden Pumpkins and Burgers!

Ahead of our first snowstorm (for the 19th Day of Autumn), it was finally time to bring in the pumpkins:



And then, to commemorate Columbus Day, we couldn't decide on Italian, Spanish, Latin American, or North American food, so we Columbus Burgers (hamburger with mozzarella and Italian salsa fresca):