Tag Archives: Living with Ed

Field Work

From my porch I can see three beautiful tiers of red earth all carefully bermed to hold a flood.  A flood of irrigation water, that is.  Just what we needed to properly grow our veggies! It couldn’t have happened without … Continue reading

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The Barn Boys

The barn has a new wing.  Not the barn that is really Ed’s shop.  This is the barn near the turkey enclosure, the one Ed and his brother Gene raised last year after bringing it to Cornville from Desert Hot … Continue reading

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Non-vacation, Part II: Our turkeys, our babies

The Universe has eaten my camera.  What that means is that, even if I did take pictures of the turkey poults (that’s the proper term for turkey chicks) , they’re gone until the camera reappears.  Ed says this is “third … Continue reading

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The New Buckeye Chicks

So, here they are, the new bits of fluff that will, hopefully, become the core of our new flock of chickens. These little guys are Buckeyes, the only breed of chicken known to be developed by a woman, one Nettie … Continue reading

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Goodbye Wilma

This weekend, we said goodbye to Wilma, the mother of our kittens Wilburt (Burtie) and William (Billy). She’s a calico and, try as she might, she couldn’t acclimate to our multi-cat plus dog household. She was miserable and was making … Continue reading

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SNOW!

It never rains or snows in Cornville. That’s what all the locals tell us. There’s something about the configuration of the mesas and hills around us that diverts weather. Of course, that’s not true. If you look at my posts … Continue reading

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Did I Mention Ed is Brilliant?

So earlier this month Kathy Klein of Danmala mentioned it was time to start tomatoes.  “How?” I asked.  “I thought tomatoes needed 70 degree soil to sprout.” “Oh, we keep them inside by our wood stove until they sprout.  Once … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

Another foggy cold morning here in lower-northern Arizona.  Cold and damp or not, I’m going to spend the day outside.     After three days of rain five-month-old Sedona (the puppy) has a really bad case of cabin-fever, which includes … Continue reading

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Where this Chicken Angel won’t tread

So Friday night before we left for Tom’s memorial we dropped Sedona off with her Dog(as compared to God)parents next door.  Al and Elana have been God(as compared to dog)sends from the day we moved in, mostly because they used … Continue reading

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Chicken Angel

Sedona has a friend.  Dudley the Beagle belongs to our neighbors to the south, the people who own Oak Creek Winery.  (I know, perfect neighbors for us.)  Their property had also once been owned by Sam Frey and, like ours, … Continue reading

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