May 20, 2020

I am fascinated by the killdeer birds we have on our place. It's not just their strange call of "killdeer, dildee, dee, dee, dee," but also their behavior. They are truly great dramatic actors. The killdeer's eggs are speckled with brown and black. They look like large pieces of gravel. This is problematic because we … Continue reading May 20, 2020

May 18, 2020

Prior to purchasing our land, it had received very little attention or maintenance. This meant clearing mesquite trees, repairing terraces, fixing fence, and killing poison ivy. It took a great deal of time and effort. I'm still not done. One of the many maintenance tasks I haven't finished is clearing hackberry trees off the fence … Continue reading May 18, 2020