We have not blogged for over a year now because we moved house and lots of work to do. We now live in North Texas near lake Ray Roberts on 2.5 acres. We have built a nice vegetable patch, which did not do too badly this year, even with all the rain we had at the beginning of the year which made the patch more like a swimming pool. We also have several new additions to our family. We have 11 hens, 4 ducks, and 3 geese. The hens are giving us 6 to 7 eggs a day, and the ducks 2 eggs a day. Hopefully we can start incubating the duck eggs (we have 2 males and 2 females) soon, which our daughters are excited about.
The vegetable patch as given us a good crop of long beans and okra, the tomato did not do well this year with all the rain, but we have sweet potato growing which we use the leaves in salads, and hopefully when we dig them up we will have plenty of potato roots.
In our driveway we have several large prickly pear cacti growing. We have collected the fruit and made jam, it is delicious, don’t think we will be giving any away.