Ma’s bit during Tour de Fleece 2021

Last weekend finished the " Tour de Fleece 2021 " or on the FB page.. IN a nut shell, folks spinning through the event, scheduled during the Tour de France. ( obviously) More working with fibers while they watch. Some go for yardage, many folk push their limits in their own way, whether it is... Continue Reading →

Zen’s Short Stories: Stupid pet tricks 2

So much and so little going on up here on Zen I thought I'd put up a couple more ( based on real events) short stories. Any and all short stories I write are based on what actually happens up here; interactions between us and the wildlife on Zen... Sieva With the heat wave that... Continue Reading →

Easy Breezy on Zen Mountain

As can only be expected; Zen mountain is cool and breezy yet. All of the wildflowers have come in, slowly changing the landscaping for a few weeks. Breezes blowing off some of the flowers from our trees and bushes, but so far nothing truly horrible....not yet... I had to stop putting our veggie plants out... Continue Reading →

Zen Short Stories: Hey Mom!

Spring seems to finally have found our Homestead here atop Zen Mountain. We are in between winds, wildflowers are blooming and gardens are getting ever closer to being run. Hey Mom! The kids around Zen are full of...well..something....and they are out to get Ma's attention...No matter What it takes. " Mom!" sigh....... "Mom!" "Momomomomomomom!" I... Continue Reading →

Zen Short Stories: New Boys on the block

Spring winds are blowing most days and nights as the Gorge attempts to switch from Winter to Spring. Temps fluctuate from highs all the way into the 60s; Summer weather, back down into the 20s..the rest of the year.. In the gardens I had been working out in the new garden area by the apple... Continue Reading →

Zen Short stories; We are The Hum.. Resistance is futile

Spring has sprung; the winds have kicked in. Last week, just a couple hours after I watered down the last burn, the winds started...and are still blowing and picking up speed. Tis the Season of the Wind.. The temps are in the mid forties though dropping, at present, and the winds after week of shaking... Continue Reading →

Zen’s Short stories : Limpy, Lass and Plum Boy

Weather is trying to switch over towards Spring but Zen isn't about to give up Winter that easily. The hummingbirds have been moving back in and we have at least one new boy to irritate Lass.... The Return of Lass After the last winter wunderland bit, both Ma and I were concerned about Lass. She... Continue Reading →

Working with Zen’s Spring weather

Earth,Wind, and Rain, keeping us hopping on Zen this Spring. Working outdoors this Spring While so many are going crazy counting holes in their ceiling tiles, we are working outdoors, weather permitting. Rain has come through a few times, wetting Zen's Summit down for us.. completely wiping out any and all efforts at keeping the... Continue Reading →

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