The Problem With Naming Cats

Meet Oscar.  Several years ago, we had only just arrived on our land when Oscar suddenly appeared and loudly notified us that we had moved into his home.  I like to think of the cat as a housewarming gift that was left by the former owners.  Besides our single dog at the time, Oscar was…

A River Runs Through It

“There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Appareled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it hath been of yore;- Turn wheresoe’er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen…

Spring Forward

It feels like spring might finally be arriving soon.  We had snowfall several times last week and the temperatures dropped well below what they should be for this time of year.  Still, as I make my way around the property, it feels like spring is coming.  I am not exactly sure why I have the…