But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O Lord, make no tarrying. - Psalm 70:5 KJV The last few weeks have been rough. Since early spring we have been waiting and watching to see what direction Mr. Awesome's current job situation would take, … Continue reading Needy


Introducing the Roses

I went rose crazy this spring. When I first became interested in gardening I thought I would be focusing mostly on edibles, as the whole homesteading/self-sufficiency thing is very appealing to myself and Mr. Awesome, who comes from an agrarian family. But then catalogs and library books happened, and suddenly I was entranced by the idea … Continue reading Introducing the Roses

Insert Cliche Blog Title About Feeling Overwhelmed By Life Here -> <-

Sorry, but the only other title I could come up with for this post was, "When It Rains, It Pours", and that just felt much too overused. But still appropriate. Late Wednesday evening I noticed Arthur was clearly not feeling well. I relayed as much to Mr. Awesome and after a quick phone call to … Continue reading Insert Cliche Blog Title About Feeling Overwhelmed By Life Here -> <-

Update On The Flock: Part Two

Read part one here. I grew up with birds in the house. Actually, that sentence is probably an understatement. I grew up with budgies, finches, cockatiels, conures, African Greys, macaws, and a lovebird all making their marks on my childhood/pre-teen/teen years, thanks to my mother who dearly loves, and has seemingly always had a passion for, … Continue reading Update On The Flock: Part Two