With everything going on, both stuff we intended and stuff we did not expect, we have been navigating caring for our chickens as the weather grows colder and the days are shorter. [Read more…] about For the Love of Chickens
Oh, so where to start? I have been missing from GCER for about a month. I have flicked through Instagram, maybe did some quick posts on my personal (not GCER) Facebook page, but pretty much I have been MIA online. I have a good reason. A happy reason. I’m excited to share it here, although a few of you probably already know because I did share this on IG Friday night / Saturday morning.
I finished my cozy paranormal mystery and published it on Amazon. (You can now order the ebook for $2.99 here – this is NOT an affiliate link.) [Read more…] about Reason for Absence: Big Happy News
Mr. Gordon and I were sitting on the screened in old back porch a few weeks ago. We were lamenting our garden experience this past year and how it just had not produced like in 2018 and 2019. We listed some of the reasons: cold spring, seedlings that did not do well before or after planting, late growth on the plants that did flower / produce some fruit, the deer, etc.
But we kept coming back to: [Read more…] about Crazy or Creative Idea? Time Will Tell!
I’m usually so happy when September rolls around. It’s a bit of “time to go back to school” excitement mixed with cooling temps and the return of fall food. With that happiness comes a relief that we “made it through another summer.” I know, with all the gardening and other summer activities on the ol’ homestead you might wonder why I’m glad to welcome fall. [Read more…] about September (With a Bit of Melancholy on the Side)
And now it’s September. First: YAY! I love fall. 😀
But wow, September? Whoosh. Here we are.
I hope you had time to read August Life, Sliced and Diced (lots of photos) because this post below is sort of the wrap up to all things August.
We knew when we were building the coop that we wanted [Read more…] about Gutters Up! (And Beans. And Squash.)
Well, it is August and this summer is rolling towards its end. I can’t say that I’m sorry: 2020 is no one’s favorite, it’s been way too hot, and the garden has been challenging. BUT, the chickens are a riot and laying now, so I am seeing my glass as half full. [Read more…] about August Life, Sliced and Diced