Category Archives: Random Thoughts

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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Crafting in Chaos

Crafting had never been a passion of mine.  However, I understand the value of creativity  and getting hands-on experience.  When the boys were young, we would play kids’ songs and bring out the craft supplies.  It was often a chaotic … Continue reading

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Call it what you will

I made the opportunity to go mushroom hunting. However, that would imply that I would have photos of yummy, yellow sponge morels to show you.  The squirrel laughed as I meandered about.I know my handicap in finding mushrooms, so I … Continue reading

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Reflecting

So, the other day I was reflecting on a few things. On a hazy morning, as the fog was lifting, I wondered what our country-side would look like if every farm owner had the means and desire to maintain their … Continue reading

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Dormant

dor·mant: not doing anything at this time : not active but able to become active ~ Merriam Webster Yep, that pretty much sums up my creativity right now. Faint color promising more to come. The cold, hard ground deserves its … 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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Any Advice?

I have a pinched nerve(s) in my trapezius muscle – that muscle that runs between your neck and shoulder.  Sitting hurts.  Standing hurts.  Sleeping is nearly impossible.  It just hurts.  All.  The.  Time.  Like a toothache. I even went to … Continue reading

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My Glamorous Life

I thought it only fair that I show the non-pretty, office view since people often ask, What do you do? Don’t you get bored? or maybe they just say, Must be nice. Which makes me smile and assume they aren’t picturing this. … Continue reading

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Definitely not retired

People often ask how I like retirement.  Although I haven’t exactly been put out to pasture.  I laugh.  I say, “The pay is lousy; but the benefits are great.” In reality, I feel I work really hard to make something … Continue reading

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Three little words.

Three little words made my day today. I’ll explain: I had lots planned for today.  Outside. The weather had its own plans.  It’s raining again. Yesterday I couldn’t get enough done outside fast enough.  The day zoomed by in a … Continue reading

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