8,988 Pounds

In case you were wondering (you were wondering, weren’t you?) this is what 8,988 pounds (nearly 4.5 tons) of concrete block looks like: 220 – 4″ x 8″ 16″ – 33lb solid...
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Pasque Flowers

I’m not sure where these came from, but they showed up under our deck the other day. A bird or squirrel must have brought them over. Nice little hint of spring. The...
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Bird watching

We’re in the middle of a(nother) cold snap this spring. We haven’t been able to enjoy the sunshine and the garden much yet, so we’ve been watching the birds congregate at the...
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2012 vs. 2013

It’s crazy how much the weather in Minnesota can vary from one year to another. Here are a couple of pictures from last April 19th: Compare the beautiful April spring weather last...
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The Season Begins

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We celebrated the day by doing “green” things…setting up our seed starting shelves, mixing up dirt in the bath tub, bringing in flats and trays from the garage,...
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