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You really CAN find anything on the internet!

This morning we found maggots in one of our worm compost buckets. Lots of maggots. Up ’til now things have been working out great with our worms, as they quietly turn our kitchen scraps into compost . . . but the addition of maggots didn’t seem like a good...
Traffic jam at my house today . . .

Traffic jam at my house today . . .

We had an ox cart come to deliver sacks of manure. Then, while that cart was still unloading, we had another ox cart come to deliver more manure. It was an ox cart traffic jam! The arrival of the third oxcart a few hours later didn’t seem newsworthy enough for a...
Growing a lawn – and cornering the manure market!

Growing a lawn – and cornering the manure market!

Things are moving along, steadily, on improving our property. When we first leveled the top piece of land, where we’ve located our buildings, we were left with a desert of dirt and rocks – not very appealing. Here are pictures of the bodega and the team...

Is it me? Am I doing something wrong?

I don’t blog for the purpose of getting lots of comments, as my regular readers can probably tell, since I’m so bad about answering comments. But, even though getting lots of comments isn’t my goal, I still like getting them . . . and so would Allen....
El Mongual Bridge Construction Project – part 2

El Mongual Bridge Construction Project – part 2

Last week I started writing about the bridge we are helping to build in the city of El Mongual. I’m a bit behind on these postings, as they’ve been working on this bridge since mid-December. Allen and Russell are working there today, in fact. In this post,...