Monthly Archives: August 2012

Morning (attempt at) Photography

Yesterday morning I attempted to photograph the morning dew, sparkling in the sunrise, on my flowers.  The flowers, I determined, look better from a distance (which is not unlike me …). A cloud then passed over my subject. A gray … Continue reading

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Here’s How I Roll

I believe in working hard and taking time to smell the roses.  It isn’t all or nothing.  The challenge is balance. The other day I was the last to leave the office.  I couldn’t find the keys to the Trailblazer.  With … Continue reading

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Censored! ;)

Well, it has happened.  I’ve been censored.  No, the Associated Press or Blog Police haven’t caught up with me.  It’s my husband.  My dear pig-farmer.  I wasn’t censored because I was inaccurate.   I was censored because he didn’t want … Continue reading

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One Weed at a Time

For reasons I can only mark up to TENACITY, the weeds are trying to overtake our little ol’ farm.  I have been somewhat amazed by the weeds on the east side of our open-sided, east-facing livestock barn.  They have slowly stalked … Continue reading

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August Ramblings

I took a trip to the Adirondack chairs Friday night with a glass of wine.  Pig-farmer joined me.  We laughed; more than we have in awhile.  It was good. After the sweltering heat wave of 2012, we are being blessed … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Happy!

I’ve felt a little sad of late with several contributing factors adding to my melancholy mood.  This morning, I stumbled to the kitchen at 5:40 a.m., defiantly not getting up at 5:30.  (I’ll show that mean ol’ alarm clock…) Horrors!  … Continue reading

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If I Look Confused

If I look confused, it’s because I’m thinking.  ~Samuel Goldwyn Now that is a quote I can relate to.   My youngest son, Dakota, once asked me why I had two lines between my eyebrows. >:} I said, “One for Levi; one … Continue reading

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Still Making the Coffee

Sometimes, it seems, “Stuff” just piles up.  No, I’m not talking piles of mail and things to be filed, put away or pitched.  I’m talking about “Stuff” with a capital “S” … or another “S”-word. Interesting stuff, that “S”-word.  Although … Continue reading

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Little things

My boys have both had colds recently.  Summer colds always surprise me.  Last week, the oldest requested Campbell’s Chicken Noodle soup and grilled cheese to help him feel better.  He said it is one of the things he really misses … Continue reading

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