Author Archives: Leiah

Plugging Away

We have the Rio Grande for irrigation and don’t have to dance for rain like the Hopis and Zunis. A Tewa Quote “The American Indian:  Perspectives for the Study of Social Change” Fred Eggan, 1966 Green has broken out in … Continue reading

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2017 Project Wrap-up

It’s been some time since I’ve posted about the remodeling work we’ve been doing.  We’ve accomplished a lot to finish off 2017. Don has completed screening in the front porch.  There is a bit of trim work yet to be … Continue reading

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Painting and Plumbing

The days are getting shorter and the smell of green chili roasting is in the air.  Fall is nearly here, and I’m still painting. Recently I shared about some of the things we’re working on, one of those being new … Continue reading

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2017 Summer Summary

Despite little news from this blog, we are still busily keeping on.  We’re still gardening, still picking fruit, still trapping raccoons.  Some things just never change. But sometimes things do change.  We’ve been working hard on changes to the house … Continue reading

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On Ongoing Well Problems

So, I started out this spring talking about making to repairs to sprinkler lines.  We tore down that old well house and made the repairs only to find we were still not getting water through the system, so we had … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

This entry is long overdue!  I had it mostly completed a month ago; I was all set to tell you about the things that have been going on at Johnny’s Garden this spring, all the baby chickens and drip irrigation … Continue reading

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The New Deal

A year or more ago Don and I decided that it was time to scale back the garden to something that was more manageable, something that Don could enjoy rather than be oppressed by, so we moved all of the … Continue reading

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