4th of July, 2009

So, how did you spend your 4th of July? We spent ours at Lubbock, Texas’ 4th on Broadway Concert in the Park. This free concert is held at Mackenzie park every year, and  is part of the “largest free festival in Texas.” I bet most bloggers get their...

New use for our hot wire fences

We are down to desperate measures… I have replanted one of my flower beds more times this spring than I would like to count. It has been so dry this spring and so hard to get anything growing. And then … the dogs. Our two dogs just love to dig nice holes in the ground...

Swallows on the porch, update

I know you might rather see vineyard pictures, but here is an update on the swallows: babies in the nest at the front porch. Yes, I was cleaning the bird poop from off the patio at the front door. And yes, we were having company for dinner last night. I looked up, and...

Swallows on the back porch

We had dinner on the patio yesterday evening with our friends Neal and Janice Newsom of Newsom Vineyards after our recent trip to Granbury, Texas for the Texas Viticulture & Enology Research Symposium. We noticed a new swallow nest by the back door. I...