Are we having fun yet?

They say that time flies when you’re having fun. Considering how everything seems to have flown by me lately, I must be having much more fun than I realized! I often find myself being swept away by the busy checking off of my daily to do list; today I’m looking out my window at the…

Looking Back and Moving Forward

It’s January 1, so Happy New Year! I’ve got the Rose Parade on the TV and a cup of tea on the table next to me so I’m ready to write. Every January 1 I find myself thinking about my Mom — today would have been her 96th birthday. As a New Year’s baby, she…

Mini Post: A New Look for an Old House

Our old farmhouse was looking a bit ragged when we bought it. It hadn’t been painted for several years and the folks that painted it didn’t prepare the surface correctly so the paint was coming off is big chunks. Just look at the siding near the corners! After looking into our options, we decided to…

Adventures with animals

We have animals.  I suppose that you could have a farm without animals, but why would you?  We knew when we decided that the farm life was our goal that we wanted to have animals be a part of that.  We were fortunate to find a property that had barns and fenced pastures ready and…