Until recently, I did not fully realize just how connected I have been with pecans over the course of my lifetime. My first memory of pecans came when I was a young girl, slowly nibbling my Grandma Knuth’s (Kuh NOOTH) pecan sticky rolls in order to savor their gooey wonderfulness for as long as I could. She did not make them often because she… More A Passion for Pecans
When orphaned Daisy deer first came to us, we researched whether we should put a blaze orange collar on her or not. It seemed a good idea since it could protect her somewhat when she was finally released to the wild. Hunters would be aware she had been raised by humans – it’s a universal understanding… More The Collar Connundrum
One evening last week, I got a call from a man about two opossum babies that he and his wife had rescued. The caller did not give many details about the situation – only that the mother had been killed and these two were now without a mother. Since FD and I had taken our nephew Sid, from… More A Pair Of ‘Possums
We have entertained a lot of family over the past month here on the Ten-Acre Ranch. I do the best I can to prepare for family visits by inquiring ahead of time about what foods and drinks I need to have on hand to make things easy on our guests. One thing I have found to be… More Drinking Your Milk Fast and Furious!