I heard a faintly familiar sound as I approached the front door to let the lambs out. A swooshing and cleansing sound. The sound of rain. Of Spring rain. The shivering breath I had held all winter was released in a single, thankful exhale. We made it to spring. We made it through our first winter in this 1905 homestead. We made it through the thirty-five degree bathroom, we made it snuggled up with cats, and with six layers of clothes on. We are entering springtime on the homestead. It is beautiful. The rain washes the porches and my clothes … Continue reading Is That You Spring?
I cannot believe how amazing my quarter acre garden is this year. Twenty years of gardening, and I finally have the garden I thought up in January! At this altitude, I have never seen corn over seven feet tall as … Continue reading Colorado Oasis