“Bird” feeder, you say? Pssssh. South Dakota, Winter 2014.
…that THIS happened last week: According to various Farmers of Questionable Repute, this means we will be getting blasted this year. I managed to contain my glee, because people are still pissed about Winter Storm Atlas. As they should be. As I would be if I weren’t still reeling from Texas summer weather syndrome.
Spent part of yesterday afternoon installing* a fence around our new Hazen apple tree, as we’ve had a sudden influx of deer droppings around it. Not to mention a slight disappearance of leaves and shoots on the lower branches. Thanks to all the clanging and banging, the baby is probably now predisposed to enjoy black symphonic metal. The day’s … More Birds! And other outdoorsy stuff. (Also baby.)
While I don’t have a problem with doulas or midwives or home births on general principle, nor do I have issue with people who choose to go that route, I am not planning on having a home birth. I am also not planning on having a doula. But I will still interested to see what … More Flyover, Drivethrough, Whatever
Whatever you want to call these winds, let me just tell you that damn, it is windy here. If I spent any time attempting hairstyles, I would be upset and wearing Grace Kellyesque scarves. (I’m still rocking the glam BluBlockers, of course.) Was checking out my blog’s search terms yesterday, and apparently “body smell from lialda” … More Chinook, foehn, whatever
A. are I are still feeling the pressure of LIFE, like we’re cowering on the cover of a Monty Python movie. But it’s getting better. This makes me sad, however: Talent-friendly Minnesota trumps a neighboring state Schwan column: How we lost our ‘Spark’ Generally the type of response you get to articles like these is … More Still breathing, still got my reflexes
Mallard, South Dakota, Spring 2014. (Yes, spring. With all that damn snow on the ground. A. is ecstatic. Since my winter boots have just sprung a leak, I am considerably less so.) Daily Word Count: 867
[Joe Dashel?/unknown serviceman] Antique store, Rapid City, South Dakota. Early winter 2014.
Rapid City, South Dakota. Autumn 2013.
Historic image of 1928 or 1929 Model A Ford, Tudor. January 2014.