There are what I would call ‘categories’ of things I can easily find here at the Farm. For example, if you needed an oversized ratchet, or the handiest copy of the Constitution of the United States, or the button box, I could get you that pronto. If you needed a grappling hook, we could fashion
“Marica? Pardon me. Do you have a moment or are you otherwise engaged on your clicketyclack machine?” “Ruff?” “Oh, Missy, I always have a moment for you!” “rrruuuuffff!!!” “My Dear Friend, do you mind??” “ruff.” “What’s on your mind, Missy?” “Well, I was wondering about this heat. Does it seem hotter to you than usual
2pm. Two o’clock minus six o’clock equals eight hours. The snow that they forecast would start at 6am has finally started to fall. Mr. Big Food just asked what the forecast was for tomorrow. We both laughed.
This is the third in a series of posts on James Crockett’s classic vegetable gardening book, Crockett’s Victory Garden (1977). The book was a followup to the PBS television series of the same title. (Look forward to the fourth and final post on this crappy old book soon.) According to that infallible source, “Victory Gardens”
and so is the Courthouse. It’s a strange sad day here. Heavy snow. No school. Now about 47 degrees. Kids on bikes milling around just beyond the tape. Grownups coming to look and then looking very sad. Rumors… the Grand Jury had just convened for its twice yearly session. UPDATE: From the local newspaper: the
How exciting! Both Mr. Big Food and Miss M called to let me know they made it to campus without incident. Others apparently were not so fortunate. It’s not hard, people. Slow and steady wins the driving in the snow & ice game.
UPDATE from WLOV Officials had the fire out by 7 a.m., but say the building is a total loss. The county courthouse was built in 1915. snip Supervisors are holding an emergency meeting to discuss how to proceed with county business. The cause of the fire is under investigation. ~~ Mr. Big Food and Miss
Happy Ground Hog Day! Q: How can you have more of what you haven’t had? I kid you not, there are flying insects out there. And the peepers are peeing away like crazy. We need a week of winter weather. Time is running out, but it’s still possible. February 10, 2011
At 10:54 am Sunday, November 27, 2011 Wunderground Weather is forecasting snow for tomorrow. Wouldn’t that be something? Accuweather is not buying it. But… The Weather Channel is throwing caution to the wind. These forecasts from the private sector are all well & good but we should only trust The National Weather Service, an agency