Good neighbors are good to have

Remember the last couple posts when I talked about flooding and my subsequent truck adventure?  When I was so proud I could handle those problems without having to call a neighbor for help?  The truck adventure was Tuesday.  On Wednesday morning while I was feeding the horses, the damn dogs… Continue reading

Live: It’s The Beetles

I’m going to talk about blister beetles, but I want you know know that problems of this kind start well before the first beetle arrives in my yard.   It starts in January. You know what I mean. That’s when the pushers start showing up, the ones who have learned our… Continue reading

Five Things I Forgot To Mention

Actually more than five things.  I mean OMG – I forgot to blog. Not only have I not blogged in a couple weeks, but I discovered a blog post I drafted the end of February and never posted. It concerned death in my house, COVID in my county, cows in… Continue reading

2020 Begone! (five more things not in the media)

“Go forth in joy and get on with it.” (read through to the end and you’ll understand) Yeah, we all know it was a crappy year for just about everybody. I’m certainly ready for it to be over with but I gotta tell you: 2020 wasn’t all that crappy for… Continue reading

FIVE MORE THINGS NOT IN THE MEDIA

It’s been up and down here. Mostly up because I work at it, but with an underlying current of down that every so often threatens to suck me under. But then, nothing is 100%, nothing is forever, right? And things are better for me than for so many, so shut… Continue reading

A dog story

Here’s an ASD story for you from about 20 years ago. Pasha was a neutered female rescue from Phoenix, an Anatolian Shepard Dog (ASD), a livestock guardian breed. We got her when she was approaching a year old, but at the time of this story she would have been middle… Continue reading

Five things that aren’t in the media right now

Five things about Life with Lif that the major networks haven’t picked up on yet (that’s a joke, OK?) 1. Sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do And in my case, it means I succumbed to temptation and bought a package of Wiley Wallaby Soft & Chewy… Continue reading

Bubba or Bubbaz or maybe Bubz is home

Some years ago I promised myself I would not adopt any more animals. So naturally now that my two rescues from last year are settled in (one happily living with my sister in NY, the other with me), yesterday I brought home a dog from Round Valley Animal Rescue in… Continue reading