‘Ello, Duckie!

‘Ello, Duckie!

As I recently told a friend, "I don't like cats and I am not really an animal person." Correction: I didn't like cats and I wasn't really an animal person. In October we caved and got a cat to take care of the mouse problem. Fast forward six months and we now have two cats, [...]

Peace

Peace

Can you be overwhelmed with peace? Like, is that a thing? There’s something about living in the forest that erases the stresses of the world and promotes peace. Birds chirping in the cool breeze, warm sun peeking through the ponderosas, maybe a fancy cocktail on the porch while the kids ride bikes and we all [...]

Louie Louie

Louie Louie

We saw his cute little face online and had to adopt him into our family. Technically he's Lincoln and Boone's cat but I suggested the named they chose. Actually it was supposed to be "Louis" but that was too pretentious so we will spell it "Louie." Quarantining just got a whole lot cuter. This six [...]

Future PE teacher?

Future PE teacher?

Day one of "social distancing COVID homeschool" got off to a shaky start. Four different grades, two different schools and eight different teachers sending us instructions on e-learning has me a wee bit overwhelmed. Here in the Forest, we have really crappy internet so who knows how this’ll go. But everything is gonna be okay [...]