Month: May 2020

I Like Big Basin, I Cannot Lie

In addition to the beautiful flowers, we had a wonderful day of exploring. We ended up going to see Big Basin, Little Basin, and St. Jacob’s Well. These are waaay off of the beaten path. We took the road less traveled. The big basin…

Wildflowers

After a nice night at the house, we set off for our second day. We headed out into the Gypsum Hills. There were some lovely wildflowers. Baldwin’s Ironweed. Purple Coneflower Threadleaf Sundrop Purple Poppymallow And lots more… And even better, we came home to…

Getting Lost

We decided to have a weekend out with COVID precautions. Road trip off the beaten path, and staying at an Airbnb. It was lovely to get out of the house, and we came into contact with people four times total (potty stops).

Road Tripping in a Pandemic

We’ve been good. We’ve stayed in, worn masks, I haven’t hugged my parents since March. But the Husband’s birthday is this weekend, and I usually plan an event rather than give a gift. We’ve gone to a beer and cheese tasting, on a surprise…

Chicklet Lineup

Now that the chicklets are about a month old, they’ve passed the most dangerous time. So here we have the 2020 spring chickens.

Mushroom

Badger badger badger badger Mushroom! We got our first mushroom!

Near Perfect Dinner

Dinner was nearly the perfect dinner. We had a bunch of greens from the garden, with bacon, Brie, and Granny Smith apples. Balsamic vinaigrette. Baguette (sadly gluten free). For dessert strawberries and cream. Eaten on the porch with a nice cool breeze.

22 – Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

Essays about pop culture by a writer who is pretty much the same age as me.