After the driest first half of winter on record, the rains finally arrived last week. The creek at the bottom of the hill was transformed overnight. One day we were able to step easily across on exposed stones, the next day the stones were completely submerged, the sandy beach engulfed, and the reluctant naturalist delighted by the sheer force and magic of it all.
Apple House Blog
In the winter of 2009 we purchased 11 neglected acres in lower Bonny Doon. These are the stories of our unfolding lives as we attempt to create what we need, where we are.