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Skull Valley Irish Soda Bread

We’re going to a St. Patty’s dinner tonight at friends here in Skull Valley.  I’m in charge of the Irish Soda bread which is no problem because I’ve made it several times before.  No problem except I’ve never made it … Continue reading

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Amazing

Last week I awoke to the most beautiful scene outside my window.  A spring storm blew through covering our ranch with a blanket of snow. It was actually pretty deep.  The hummer needed a snow shovel! The view out my … Continue reading

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Blessings and Birds

I’ve lived my whole life never getting close to a wild bird and this past year I’ve held three. I rescued a Hummer from the rafters in the shop.  It was a pretty exciting save actually.  I had to wait … Continue reading

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A New Passion

At my age, 50 something, I thought I pretty much knew what I liked and what my interests were.  However, 2010 brought me a new awareness of birds.  It started with a hummingbird feeder, progressed to ground feeding quail and … Continue reading

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New Year decision…. not a resolution

I’m not sure if it was the tough content of my last post or the fact that the holidays were approaching and I wanted to hand make as many of my gifts as I could, either way I choose to … Continue reading

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There’s a quail in my pantry

I was in my sewing room when I heard a strange yowl from Scrappy our cat.  I immediately thought she was about to get in a fight with a stray cat that had been hanging around the ranch.  I dashed … Continue reading

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A nip of Fall in the air

I walked out to the back porch this morning and felt it.  I’ve been feeling it for about a week,  but I wasn’t quite convinced.  Today I am, fall is definitely in the air.  The temperature was a sign, but … Continue reading

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