Monthly Archives: March 2015

March is going out like a … kid

I can admit that I do not love every single aspect of chores. I get really tired of mud and puddles. Although I can appreciate the beauty of winter, bitter cold wind that stings and chaps, makes me long for a warm, … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Squares

Every  now and then I like to share a recipe with you.  This recipe came to me via a friend.  I think her daughter found it on Pinterest, but I’m not sure, so I can’t give proper credit.  It is … Continue reading

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Miracle of miracles

I didn’t have my camera outside with me very much last week; but I did catch an unusual and pretty sunrise. Saturday was a day for pig-work.  The kind of pig-work that made me dread heading out the door.  First, … Continue reading

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Too Busy? Sharing with Mt. Pleasant Church of God

On 03.18.15 by MPCOG Funny (peculiar, not ha-ha) how this post came together. Bits and pieces, here and there, over the past several weeks. However, it is probably not random coincidence. It started with a question that was posed to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – March 13, 2015

 

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Photo Friday – March 6, 2015

For today friends, I hope you get satis-traction!

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Preparing to kid. Not joking.

It’s time to be thinking about kidding.  Goat-kidding.  Birthing. Jethro, the buck, came to visit November 3 thru February 1.  Gertie was in heat November 3.  If she conceived then, she is due around the first of April.  Goats’ gestation … Continue reading

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Pigs and Illinois weather update

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Since my last post, we’ve had more snow: Plus fog and freezing rain.  Notice how the icicles hanging from my front porch frame the top of the picture.  The little mounds in the snow were last year’s pumpkin hills. Then, … Continue reading

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