Though this site mostly chronicles my adventures in the natural domain, astute readers may have guessed what a tech dork I actually am. If you haven’t, you’ll be certain after this post. In my work life, I’m online all the time and I’ve seen software developers make great strides recently toward automating formerly mundane tasks….
It’s only taken 3 years (gardening means patience, remember?), but, at last, our Darrow blackberry vines are bursting into flower. When we planted them originally, they were bare-root and nearly bare-leaf tiny little things. I think we got one blackberry last year, but things are really showing promise now.
It’s been a while, but that doesn’t mean I’ve given up on my kitchen garden dreams. I’ve just gotten quieter about them, since certain issues (chickens! dogs! deer!) kept getting in the way of my ambitions. I feel a sense of deja vu as I write this, but, at last, finally, for real this time,…
Yesterday afternoon brought just the latest in a series of powerful thunderstorms that have blown through our area in recent weeks. Even with the power flickering on and off and the weather radio siren blaring on the other side of the house, it was impossible to ignore the view-blurring intensity of the rain coming down….