3 Days Off

I ended up with 3 consecutive days off. I felt like i should really make use of it; since i wasn’t contributing any income during these three days, i ought at least to be productive. I began with a long overdue project; cleaning the chicken coop. I couldn’t imagine how my arthritis riddled body was …

Critter Company during Pre-dawn Chores

This toad was hanging out under the water spigot next to the well house when i went out to do the morning chores. As soon as i set the lantern down he hopped right over to it and ate the bugs that were attracted to the light while i collected water. There’s so many of …

Night Chores

The chores had to be done whether i was home or in town working. Because i used a laundry line my washing was really at the mercy of the weather. I couldn’t do laundry on rainy days and my 2 days off each week weren’t always the ones scheduled for sun. If it rained throughout …

Daily Chores with a Puppy

Anyone who has spent time around Cashew has heard me say “i’m trying to keep you alive dog” at least a few times before the end of their visit. There is no veterinarian out here. If your dog swallows something poisonous, you go pour a capful of hydrogen peroxide and ready the coconut water to …