In-your-face stuff from an opinionated rural north Idaho housewife.
Friday, January 22, 2021
Getting garlic in the ground
We're at that awkward juncture where we don't yet have a garden laid out here at our new house, but there are some things that must ...
Thursday, January 21, 2021
If there's one thing we thoroughly enjoyed about our last home, it was the sunsets. Seldom have I been in a place that had so many prett...
Monday, January 18, 2021
Books as props
When I was a teen, a restaurant in the town where I lived had two separate dining rooms: a brightly lit room with lots of windows where most...
Friday, January 15, 2021
A conversation taking place everywhere
Don and I had a discussion about our finances this morning. No surprise. I imagine a lot of discussions about finances are happening in a lo...
Monday, January 11, 2021
First project for the new house
We're settling into our new home. It's a standard three-bedroom, two-bath manufactured home, and it has a 20x20 foot addition tacke...
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Technical difficulties, please stand by
Thanks to a series of unfortunate events (this is the last time I ever try to alter a security feature!) on my email account, I am locked ou...
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Blackberries: Love 'em or hate 'em
When we lived in Oregon way back when, we had four acres of property. However one entire acre of it was unusable. Why? In a word, blackberri...
Friday, January 8, 2021
The events of the past week have been nutty and disturbing. Methinks this is just a foretaste of what 2021 will be like.
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
The importance of tangible assets
Here's news for you: Bitcoin has soared to new highs, trading at $35,000 . Hard on the heels of this article was another that caught my ...
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