Category Archives: Holidaze

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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A Christmas Bug?

What is that I feel in the air?  Could it be?  Surely not… Moi?  Feeling … Christmas-y??  I hope it isn’t just a 24-hour bug or something.  I mean, what if the Grinch’s heart really does grow 3 times its … Continue reading

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Tis the Holidaze

I need to learn to JUST MAKE THE COFFEE and not eat cookies and candy with every cup!  Friends, I wish you well as you prepare for the Christmas season.

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Just another day in paradise

Because everyone spends a holiday washing coon $hit off their overhead shed doors, right? Note: after raccoons terrorize the shed like drunken pirates, they will need to rest. Especially if they have gorged themselves on cat food and cattle feed. … Continue reading

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New Year, New Me?

The other day Pig-farmer asked me if I had made my resolutions.  At that time, I was delighting in post-Christmas quiet while pouring myself a mug of coffee.  I gave him my very best, scariest, don’t-mess-with-me look.  What the heck? I mean, … Continue reading

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Faith ~ Family ~ Friends

A 20th birthday and Easter – what a wonderful way to spend a weekend. We have been able to celebrate Easter with three extended families and our church. Friends have visited. Everyone loves a baby goat kid. Poor little Gonzo wasn’t getting … Continue reading

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Pig-farmer, my Valentine

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Photo Monday

With the holidaze I haven’t hardly been able to keep track of what day it is.  Church yesterday morning and the return of Downton Abbey last night may help me get back on track.  While vegging on the couch, listening … Continue reading

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Crisp, Cold & …. Complacent?

After too many dreary, rainy, cloudy, raw-feeling days, the sun is shining brightly today.  “Out!” I said to the animals.  “Out you go!!”  Yesterday, we opened their gates as the muddy, soft ground was starting to freeze up, making a … Continue reading

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Tis the Season to Be Behind!

Family that are friends (my favorite type of family). Friends that are family. Clowning with my boys. A little respect for a former co-student that went pro. Throw a college graduation in the weekend before Christmas … and, well, I … Continue reading

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