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Observations of chore time

Chores, especially those involving farm animals, remind me of Murphy’s Law. If something can go wrong, it will. With animal chores, even if something is “fool-proof,” it will go wrong. The more ridiculous the clothing I have on, the more … Continue reading

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Ahhh, The Country Life

Some people save money for exotic vacations, new vehicles, remodeling the house, a boat maybe. Us? Not so much. Our last vacation fund went toward a new section of fence. The latest “project” on which we will spend money we … Continue reading

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Happiness comes in all shapes and sizes

A donkey is not your ordinary pet. I seem to function in out-of-the-ordinary. Many years ago, we added an old donkey to our little farm. It was not a necessary addition in my opinion. I didn’t have a cart I … Continue reading

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12 Hours

5:30 a.m. – my radio alarm, set on low volume, quietly stirs me awake. I know that our coffee-pot-on-a-timer will have my Folgers ready. I scuffle out of bed in search of the coffee mug of the day. It’s silly, … Continue reading

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Etch-A-Sketch Mind

I’ve often had the thought that I wish my mind had an Etch-A-Sketch feature. Surely there’s an App for that?! It would be so beneficial for those many times I say something without thinking it through… give the head a … Continue reading

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Just smell the coffee…

Take a few minutes today to be cognizant of the small blessings around you. Breathe deeply! Did you notice the glimmering full moon last night? I can’t resist being outside and in awe of a beautiful night. The dogs walked … Continue reading

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Making the coffee

Just make the coffee. My mantra. It came about during my first husband’s two-year demolition derby with Glioblastoma Multiforme. Brain cancer. Ugly, ugly words. Ugly, ugly disease. We had two boys to raise and I was determined, right or wrong, … Continue reading

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