It is a lazy weekend here at Mist Cottage. Rain was predicted, but only a few drops fell yesterday, and it looks like it will be a partially cloudy and dry day today. Attila is preserving resources by using bath water for watering the garden. He has a large plastic garbage can that he fills,… Continue reading First Iris Flower Of The Season
Saturday, May 31, 2014 Last night, when Attila arrived home late from work, after having worked overtime, we had a quick supper, loaded the car with bug spray, loppers, and cleaning supplies, and headed towards the camp. Upon arrival I geared up, with rubber boots, layers of long sleeved shirts, head net over hat with… Continue reading First Visit
What about a turkey baster?
This morning I sat contentedly on the sofa, and thought about turkey basters. Funny, the things you think of. It is a high pitched drone, near my head, that inspires such thoughts. What I wonder is: if I squeezed the air out of the bulb of a turkey baster, and then aimed the nozzle at… Continue reading What about a turkey baster?
Snow Squalls and a Power Outage
As expected, a heavy snow was falling when we got up this morning. It continued throughout the morning. At 11 a.m. the power went out. I have an old telephone that actually works during power outages, so I plugged it in and reported the problem. Apparently over 10,000 people in the area had lost their… Continue reading Snow Squalls and a Power Outage