Shane and Amy decided to go on a little adventure date for his day off and ventured to Quartzville, East of Sweet Home, OR. We found lots of pretty flowers, rock formations and saw some beautiful scenery. Too many people up there though. Quartzville Creek Rock formations Flowers Fungus
Went for a quick trip down to the creek today and saw some flowers as well as the Japanese Knotweed that grows a foot a day I swear! Horrible stuff! Morgan in KnotweedShane in KnotweedAncient HawthorneWild RoseCamasButtercup Some cool larger agates and petrified wood from the creek today! Follow my blog for more!
Apparently Facebook doesn't know when a joke is a joke. I was banned from posting or liking for 24 hours because this post went against community standards for spreading misinformation. Don't ya just love it! hahahaha
Our farm donated an awesome basket to Molalla River Academy for their school auction fundraiser! Bidding started April 24th and ended May 1st 2021. Was really fun to donate something!
Today was a rockhounding day since it's sunny and warm out. Shane and I went walking down to the creek and I grabbed some small agates and a piece of petrified wood before we had to get going. I wanted to share some of what we've found here on the farm over the past year… Continue reading Ranch Rockhounding
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Currently, we are operating with a generator large enough to power the heat in the house, the well, our computers/router, and a lamp or two. I am able to update all about our current state of affairs after the nasty ice storm. We rarely get storms this bad and this damaging. In fact I can’t remember an ice storm having this bad of an effect on the trees and power lines. The ice started Friday, Feb 12th with small amounts of ice, not enough to really cause any trouble to the roads. Then that evening the power started flickering. We managed to get two loads of laundry, a load of dishes, my mother bathed, and the tub refilled with cool water before it finally went off for good. The first night is never that bad. Sat up reading books by flashlights or headlamps, temps tolerable. The ice started getting thicker…
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Shane, Morgan and I are going to clean out behind the brush and make a “fort”. It looks worse than it is (just trust me on this haha). But the trees are open there and we can have a fire pit and put in a shelter for camping. Plus we can look out from where… Continue reading Woods Walk 2/9/21
Morgan, Shane and Amy went for a walk to explore our woods today. Morgan and I looked for cool fungus. Shane found some really cool rocks in the creek too! Agatized Petrified WoodAgatized Petrified WoodAgatized Petrified WoodAgatized Petrified Wood Shane's Agates, Jaspers, Petrified Wood, etc. The first four pictures are an agatized petrified wood that… Continue reading Woods Walk 1/28/21
Shane and his pup, Huckleberry went for a woods walk in the morning for the exercising of the pupper. He found this really cool hairy frost and some frozen Witch's Butter fungus. Not sure what the other fungus is though. Hairy Frost Witch's Butter What is this fungus?
Amy's other half, Shane takes his pup for a walk in our woods every day. He took some great pictures down there in the misty rain today!