Well it’s not supposed to be! Welcome to the infamous January thaw. After 12+ hours of steady rain here, we are dealing with a problem that we normally don’t encounter until March. With the ground frozen, all of that water has had fewer places to go and drain off, meaning that it’ found its way . . . → Read More: Spring runoff?
Though we made it through Irene here on the farm with nary a flicker of the lights our state, as you have no doubt heard by now, really took it on the chin. The flooding and destruction statewide is said to be as bad or worse than the infamously destructive (I learned yesterday) storm of . . . → Read More: Trying to make sense of the devastation
7AM out our bedroom window
I’ve already had to reboot my computer three times while trying to get even this dopey little post written because the power keeps flicking on and off. Sheesh. I am a stubborn fool though. We know it’s windy out when we can hear the gusts buffeting this house. Built just . . . → Read More: Grab your ice skates boys and girls (and maybe your life preserver too) and tie your hats down!