Category Archives: Country Living

I concede.

I had such hopes.I kept the faith. My hopes fell like the autumn leaves. No Indian Summer this fall for Central Illinois. But faith is knowing the sun will shine again … despite snow in November! Even Bubbles decided to … Continue reading

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Falling back

The beautiful season of autumn lets your senses sail away.  Fall in the country has it’s very own smell. The trick is to breathe deeply and notice it! Reminisce a bit, then brush your hands off, and appreciate each beautiful … Continue reading

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Backyard Paradise

Spring is slowly, daintily, tiptoeing into the dance of seasons. Sunday, I chose to explore, enjoy, and try to express the wild beauty of my backyard. I hoped to even find morel mushrooms, just as I’ve hoped this property is home to Redbud … Continue reading

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A whisper

Spring whispered to me this morning from my backyard. It was a very quiet whisper.  After all, it is February 13th in Illinois. Whispers are good.  Hope is better! For today friends, have hope!  

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Puttering

Today was a putter day.  One of my favorite types of days.  It was icy and slick out; so the world slowed down and we stayed home. As I was reading some blogs, I remembered that I had Happy photos … Continue reading

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A Happy new home

Monday was a big day for our Happy.After the Nativity fiasco in December, Pig-Farmer questioned my ability to get Happy to load in the trailer.  Especially, if Happy had any clue that he was going to the veterinarian’s to get castrated….  … Continue reading

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For Sale

Yes, you read that correctly.  Our little farm is for sale.  That is why I have been quiet on the blog for awhile.  So much happening!! We are in the process of buying a cool, old home on two acres … Continue reading

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