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Sand Hill Thicket

Tales of stunning sunsets, happy sheep, and peace and quiet on a 10-acre farm in Northeastern Kansas.

Month

November 2017

Sexy Tom Cat Calendar?

Candidate for Cover of 2018 Sexy Tom Cat Calendar

The Lemon Harvest Has Begun…

The lemons are ready! Now comes the incessant juicing and freezing of this liquid gold. Now begins the drooling over lemon meringue pie. Now begins the obsession over lemon bars and cookies. I love my lemon tree.

Everybody Has to Eat

Sad story. I've been out finishing up the mowing of the pastures. We need to force a little more green and even out the hillocks.

When You Walk In At The Wrong Time…

So, a couple of weeks ago, in the middle of the night, I sat bolt upright in bed having heard a cat scream the most blood-curdling scream ever. I woke up yelling our outdoor cat's name, Tito, knowing for sure the scream meant he was in the throes of death.

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

There's something about hovering over a baking sheet filled with roasted pumpkins seeds that are still crackling after coming straight out of a hot oven. I pretty much always burn my tongue as I try to eat them as fast as I can. They're the best when they're piping hot!

Dia de los Muertos

I could hear someone sniffing loudly. Spooky enough that we were trying to put scary images on the inside of our window shade for the neighbors to see, but now I was no longer alone! Someone was there.

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