So, you’re bored enough with quarantine to check into what’s happening with the farm life, huh?! Well – welcome! I don’t think that we’re as badly affected, here, as other places, e.g.: California. Here, in our county, we have only one case of Covid-19 report and it was on Post. We are being cautious and optimistic. Our chickens are working hard to continue to provide eggs, so we had a little confab with them this afternoon. What follows is the farm’s response. Continue reading
Our friend back home, Leah, has been posting photos, for weeks now, showing heralds of Spring… thought I show you Spring heralds in our garden and talk of some plantings that we hope will take off, come Spring. By the sound of things outside, you can sure tell the birds are ready for Spring. Not just our birds, but all those little wildlings that like to mooch off of the chickens. The strawberry finches are especially vocal this afternoon. Continue reading
This post is dedicated to my friend, Holly.
You know that we have a different types of chickens, two kinds of ducks, some geese, doves, dogs, cats, goats… well, as of this morning we have a unicorn. It’s true, I wouldn’t lie to you, my friends. If you are my friend Holly, you would say that unicorns are always in our midst and it’s up to us to recognize and welcome them and help them to feel at home. Our unicorn was difficult to photograph, but I’ve done my best in the following photos. Continue reading
More than the usual, I am muzzy headed these last few days. Brain fog, some call it. It’s difficult for me to get a clear thought in my head. This often happens when I’ve been traveling, but I’ve been home for two sleeps now and I’m still very much muzzy headed. Continue reading
Highlights of the California trip…. so far. This is only really day two of being in Cali and we’ve already done so much. At least it seems that way. I left Sierra Vista around 9:30 a.m. and had pouring rain off and on all the way to Gila Bend (my favorite gas station stop). Then it stopped and the sun came out and was beautiful all the way to my folks home. Continue reading
I had a change of program this week, switched my Monday and Tuesday work schedule around, and I haven’t been the same since. I probably should have posted on Monday, but that would have been odd all around. Here is the makeup post for this week :).
I think it’s funny that our blog site is WingAndAPrayer.live – and we’ve had our first “live” event recently, so we were truly Wing and a Prayer, Live! It is abundantly clear that we need to work on our Live stuff… we had to use my phone, because my laptop wouldn’t get a wifi signal for some reason, and our signal is spotty to begin with. Our signal booster died, so I need work on an upgrade for that. We had one live “watcher” (thanks Christy W.!) and then 29 other views. If you didn’t get the opportunity to tune in, don’t worry because you’ll now be inundated with photos and videos and the Facebook link today! Continue reading
I don’t know if you know this about us, but we are very impatient. One of us more so than the other at different times; impatient about different things for different reasons; impatient in different ways… but impatient we are. We constantly remind ourselves, and each other, that we need to be patient. Things don’t necessarily come together in our time, but in God’s time. It’s one of those things that is so easy to say, but more difficult to put into action. Continue reading
Merriam Webster defines “odds and ends” as 1. a. miscellaneous articles b. miscellaneous small matters to be attended to, and 2. miscellaneous remnants or leftovers. We have a drawer in the kitchen – I’m sure you do to – that contains all types of odds and ends… rubber bands, twisty ties, bread wrapper clips. If you’re looking for one of something, there is a good chance you’ll find it in there. This post will be a bit like that – an odd bit of miscellany here or there that doesn’t really fit into any other article. I just want to draw your attention to the logo at right and the motto for the “Federal Department of Odds and Ends” – sweepus underum carpetae. The photos I’ll post might very well have been swept under the digital carpet – except now they will find a home here. Don’t expect much. Continue reading
It’s a video day today because my mind seems to be mush. This is a total cop-out, but at least it’ll be a bit entertaining. Continue reading
Today Sue and I went to a Soils workshop in Tombstone that was sponsored by the Hereford NRCD (Natural Resources Conservation District). We are what’s called “Co-operating” members. We joined and do our best to conserve the natural resources: Air, Earth, Water, Plants, and Animals. So we wanted to support the workshops that our district is holding. It was held at the Tombstone high school with help from the Future Farmers of America chapter there. Continue reading