The tile floors are laid and grouted–we finished about noon today and it gave us both a cool sense of accomplishment! We took the rest of the day off traveling to Benson for lunch at one of our favorite restaurants–Mi Casa. I like Mexican food but am often overwhelmed or under-whelmed by the presentation of the food–it frequently all runs together and you can’t tell where the enchiladas end and the rice begins. Not at Mi Casa–tasty, incredibly tasty food and beautiful presentation. Notice my tortilla hummingbirds–each dish comes with these tortilla cut-outs of animals which have been fried and dipped in cinnamon/sugar.
Emmi has an outside water bowl and this morning I noticed a visitor–a cactus wren hanging on for dear life–
As you read about a week ago, we’ve planted some trees. Curses on the stupid jackrabbit (that’s who we are blaming) who came along one night and nipped off the top of every single pine tree. He/she also tried to destroy one of the Privet trees. The nursery told us to place chicken wire around the trees to keep the rabbits from eating the bark from the tree trunks–he didn’t say anything about the jackrabbit tall enough to reach over the chicken wire! Monday we started work on the watering system which will be needed to make these little trees grow the predicted four feet per year.
Trenches ready for pipe.
Notice the dirt between the two trenches??? The Cowboy dug the trenches with the backhoe–today he said to me, “that’s your part of the trenches to dig.” HUH??? The main water line from the well to the house is under that patch of dirt and he didn’t want to risk catching those lines with the backhoe. So how come he gets the machine and I get the shovel???–it always happens that way! 🙂
The moon isn’t full until Wednesday night but tonight it was still amazing to see as Emmi and I took our evening walk.