Tough Times

While the world at large has gone through many changes within the last few months, my world on the farm has been dramatically dull. Rural America doesn’t change quickly, as can be seen in how people casually drive around looking at the cows in the field and waiting for the corn to grow towards the … Continue reading Tough Times

The Old Pony

We have a pony on our farm. I have had many pets through the years, cats and dogs and birds and fish, but an equine pet was never on my list of "things to own in my lifetime." We moved to the farm when Zoe was two years old.  The same age my dad was … Continue reading The Old Pony

World Cancer Day

I guess today is World Cancer Day. I doubt I would pause to stop to think about this had cancer not entered our family's life. But, who am I kidding, it's entered everyone's life.  We all know someone who has had cancer...they either died from cancer, they currently have cancer, or they have survived cancer. … Continue reading World Cancer Day

Yet Another Week In Review…

Things have been hectic around here the last few weeks. We've attended Holiday performances that the kids are a part of. The family gathered as we had a death in the family. Our goat passed away as well. And we met with the creepiest Santa in the history of Santas.... My aunt's husband passed away … Continue reading Yet Another Week In Review…

Remembering That Everyday Is A Gift

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday was warm, yet breezy, and today is cold and mucho breezy. It's flat-out windy. And I remember why I so dislike winter. I mean, give me a crisp winter day where the air is still and there's a few inches of nice compact snow. The sun is shining … Continue reading Remembering That Everyday Is A Gift

Another Week, Another Review

Another week (or two) has passed and another week in review is here... We have had encounters with pumpkins, a theft, illness in the family, a concert, and a holiday. October has come and gone and today is November. The month that gives us turkey and the birth of Gigi. Who was the devil for … Continue reading Another Week, Another Review