Life off the grid in the SW Texas desert. An experiment in sustainable living. NUMBERS AT THE END OF EACH BLOG POST: temp at 8PM,high temp,low temp,rainfall,wind conditions(CalmBreezyWindyGusty). Live streaming video at http://ustre.am/TM8N
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Our 80% chance of rain turned into sunny most of the day. Continued "prepping" for some rain tomorrow by moving part of my quarry over to the barn. Soaked some moringa seeds over night and stuck 'em in dirt today for an early start. Winter seems to zoom by out here and before I know it - it's hot again. Will keep these in the house where it's warm till they sprout.
Just got this photo from my friend Sheila Collins (Dick Cain's daughter). This is Dick's steer, Blanco. Hard to imagine that Ben will be this size in about 7 years...I hope he will still enjoy a nap in the hay with me when he is this big. 44,58,37,0B, .24