Monthly Archives: April 2018
We chanced to stumble across a picture this morning of three de Havilland Tiger Moths flying over Highclere Castle: Fans of Downton Abbey will, of course, recognize the location. They may also recall that, early in the show, the Abbey was used as a convalescent home for soldiers wounded in World War I. As it … Continue reading
Nothing interesting at the Farmer’s Market today. We were hoping for some good tomato and pepper starts, but there just wasn’t anything to appeal. It’s probably just as well, as the prognosticators are calling for another frost tonight. Still, we’d like to have gotten some planting done. Blueberries would have been nice.
We just returned from a long drive back from Los Angeles, visiting our sister, and have realized how much we miss riding. She has a horse, but we didn’t have time to take him out for a ride. Our neighbors have horses, but cleaning out their loafing sheds (for fertilizer for our garden; much to … Continue reading
Ah, spring, when a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of … tractor maintenance. (Oil change, etc. We’re just glad to have found an apparently-equivalent filter so we don’t have to pay dealer prices!)
Apologies for the poor recording; it is not our video.