Dad and PBS

My Dad has been calling me a LOT lately over the past few days. This is a new experience for me, as we’ve never been terribly close. I’ve only reached out to him about once a year for the past several years, out of a sort of “eldest daughter” obligation. I’m not a bad daughter, it’s just that we don’t have much in common, and without Mom here (RIP) to craft the family get togethers, the whole family has sort of gone our own separate ways. I guess I started this- I called him last week after we’d gotten together … Continue reading Dad and PBS

Chapter 23 – ice storm

We had to get the hoophouse covered before winter came, otherwise, there would have been no point to all the struggle of getting the frame up. We had an amazing group of friends lined up to come on short notice, as we had to try to get this plastic up and over the frame on a day that was not even slightly windy. And as you may know, fall tends to be a windy season. One morning looked promising, and so we made the calls and put a gorgeous pork roast in the oven so it’d ready after the friends … Continue reading Chapter 23 – ice storm