Category Archives: Yiska

After the Long Winter

So, lets just say this is a seasonal blog.   I’ll admit that I’m not interested in doing much of anything in the winter and then I can quit feeling guilty and procrastinating and just get on with whats happening … Continue reading

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Summer Insanity

It’s been awhile since I’ve brought you any news from our little farm, mostly because we’ve had an avalanche of apricots  and  it takes every second from sunup to sundown to keep up,  leaving very little time or energy for … Continue reading

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First News from the Garden

We are ways yet from having the garden completely planted and have a number of crops still to plant, but it’s early yet.  We are really pleased with the new raised beds, they’ve allowed us to plant much more in … Continue reading

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Spring: A Quick Glimpse

I always feel like glimpses are all I get of spring.   It moves too quickly for me to keep up with.  I want to sit back and savor it, but  before I notice spring slipping away we’re  halfway through summer.   … Continue reading

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Quality of Light

We haven’t devoted much time to work around Johnny’s Garden lately, we’ve spent the better part of the past two weekends building sweat equity with friends and family.  This morning we loaded up and went to Rose’s for a ride, … Continue reading

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Saturdays in the Saddle

Since Yiska has come home Don has developed a new appreciation for and interest in horses.  I was delighted when that interest developed into a desire to take riding lessons and quickly signed him up for Rose’s beginning lessons.

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Now That Spring is Imminent

Here are some shots from this winter. Its important to soak up the  the last warm rays of  indian summer and rest up for the coming cold weather.

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